• Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective, by Roger H. Hermanson, James D. Edwards, Michael W. Maher, BCCampus (2011). License: CC BY
    “uses annual reports of real companies to illustrate many of the accounting concepts in use in business today.”
  • Principles of Accounting: Financial Accounting (Volume 1), by Mitchell Franklin, Patty Graybeal, and Dixon Cooper, OpenStax (2019). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “Principles of Accounting is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of a two-semester accounting course that covers the fundamentals of financial and managerial accounting.”
  • Principles of Accounting: Managerial Accounting (Volume 2), by Mitchell Franklin, Patty Graybeal, and Dixon Cooper, OpenStax (2019). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    Principles of Accounting 2 “is designed to appeal to both accounting and non-accounting majors, exposing students to the core concepts of accounting in familiar ways to build a strong foundation that can be applied across business fields.”


  • Business Communication for Success, University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing (2015). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    Business Communication for Success (BCS) provides a comprehensive, integrated approach to the study and application of written and oral business communication to serve both student and professor.”
  • Business Ethics, by Stephen M. Byars and Kurt Stanberry, OpenStax (2021). License: CC BY
    “This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including case studies, application scenarios, and links to video interviews with executives, all of which help instill in students a sense of ethical awareness and responsibility.”
  • Fundamentals of Business, third edition, by Stephen J. Skripak, Virginia Tech Works (2020). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “A 370-page open education resource intended to serve as a no-cost, faculty customizable primary text for one-semester undergraduate introductory business courses. It covers the following topics in business: Teamwork; economics; ethics; entrepreneurship; business ownership, management, and leadership; organizational structures and operations management; human resources and motivating employees; managing in labor union contexts; marketing and pricing strategy; hospitality and tourism, accounting and finance, and personal finances.”
  • Introduction to Business, by Lawrence J. Gitman, Carl McDaniel, Amit Shah, Monique Reece, Linda Koffel, Bethann Talsma, and James C. Hyatt, OpenStax (2021). License: CC BY
    “The book provides detailed explanations in the context of core themes such as customer satisfaction, ethics, entrepreneurship, global business, and managing change. Introduction to Business includes hundreds of current business examples from a range of industries and geographic locations, which feature a variety of individuals.”
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship, by Katherine Carpenter, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (2021). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “This course introduces students to entrepreneurship as an approach to life and to create their own careers. Through foundational concepts and frameworks, this course examines entrepreneurship as a process including: entrepreneurial identity, opportunity creation and evaluation, mobilizing resources, and growth. The course is designed around the major stages in this process, and an overview of factors that are key to entrepreneurial success is provided.”
  • Introductory Business Statistics, by Alexander Holmes, Barbara Illowsky, and Susan Dean, OpenStax (2021). License: CC BY
    “Designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the one-semester statistics course for business, economics, and related majors. Core statistical concepts and skills have been augmented with practical business examples, scenarios, and exercises.”

Career and Technology Teacher Education

  • The Asynchronous Cookbook, by Office of Digital Learning & Inquiry, Middlebury College (2021). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “Whether you’re teaching mostly in person but looking for some regular, asynchronous activities to add to your course, or teaching a fully online course, this resource is for you.”
  • Communication, Affect, & Learning in the Classroom – 4th Edition, by Virginia Peck Richmond, Jason S. Wrench, and Joan Gorham, Jason S. Wrench (2020). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “The purpose of the handbook was to synthesize the first three decades of research in instructional communication into a single volume that could help both researchers and instructors understand the value of communication in the instructional process.”
  • Design for Learning: Principles, Processes, and Praxis, by Jason K. McDonald and Richard E. West, EdTech Books (2021). License: CC BY-NC.
    “Our purpose in this book is twofold. First, we introduce the basic skill set and knowledge base used by practicing instructional designers. We do this through chapters contributed by experts in the field who have either academic, research-based backgrounds, or practical, on-the-job experience (or both).”
  • Education for a Digital World: Advice, Guidelines and Effective Practice from Around Globe, by Sandy Hirtz and David G. Harper, BCcampus (2008). License: CC BY-SA
    Education for a Digital World contains a comprehensive collection of proven strategies and tools for effective online teaching, based on the principles of learning as a social process. It offers practical, contemporary guidance to support e-learning decision-making, instructional choices, as well as program and course planning, and development.”
  • Foundations of Learning and Instructional Design Technology, by Richard E. West, EdTech Books (2018). License: CC BY
    “What is this field?” “Where have we come from as a discipline, and where are we going?” “What do I want to study?” These and other questions are typical for new students in the field of Learning and Instructional Design Technology. This textbook is designed to help answer these questions and provide the quickest route to understanding the history and current trends in the field. After surveying classic theories and writings, as well as more recent applications of theory and practice, students will be better prepared to chart their own course and careers within the discipline.”
  • Teaching Early and Elementary STEM, by Alissa A, Lange, Laura Robertson, Jamie Price, and Amie Craven, East Tennessee State University (2021). License: CC BY-NC
    “Teaching Early and Elementary STEM”, was written to support pre-service early childhood and elementary teachers in their journey to become facilitators of science, technology, engineering, and math, or “STEM,” and “integrated STEM” in their future classrooms.”

Dental Hygiene

  • Comparative Oral+ENT Biology, by Marcos Gridi-Papp, OpenStax (2018). License: CC BY
    “Comparative Oral+ENT Biology is designed for a semester-long course taken by undergraduate students who are preparing for careers in dentistry, medicine, veterinary, audiology, speech pathology or evolutionary biology. It explores the mouth, ears, nose and throat of humans and animals discussing their evolution, development, function, and some common clinical issues. The text provides a broad background through an integrative and organismal perspective. It crosses the boundaries of disciplines, anatomical regions and professions to present structures and mechanisms within an evolutionary context.”
  • Dentistry Environment Essentials, by Nicole Stormon, Tachae Douglas-Miller, and Sowmya Shetty, The University of Queensland (2022). License: CC BY-NC
    “This book aims to introduce the dental environment and give practical guidance on how to navigate the equipment, instruments, procedures and how to stay safe. All dental team members require an appreciation and understanding of the principles in this book to ensure patients receive the safest and most pleasant experience when receiving dental treatment.”
  • Histology and Embryology for Dental Hygiene, by Laird Sheldahl, Raye Ann Yapp, Open Oregon State (2020). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “This eBook makes use of animated images to focus on concepts in histology and embryology, as well as hyperlinks to promote non-linear reading and learning. It is aimed at college students in a dental hygienist program.”
  • Oral Health Education Tool, by Dr. Maryam Sharifzadeh-Amin and Dr. Andrew Hoang, University of Alberta in Edmonton (2019). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “This series of preventative dental care community health educational materials are openly licensed to encourage community reuse including adaptation. Oral diseases continue to disproportionately affect immigrant communities. There is a clear need for a culturally appropriate tool to enhance oral health literacy of recent immigrants. The objectives of this collaborative initiative were to develop an oral health educational tool and ensure its cultural appropriateness for newcomers.”

Fashion Business and Technology

  • eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing, BCcampus (2011). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “… covers all of the important aspects of online marketing, including the areas associated with search engine marketing, affiliate marketing, web analytics and conversion optimization, web development, online copywriting, online advertising, webPR, online reputation management, pay per click advertising, viral marketing, social media marketing, search engine optimization, eMarketing strategy, market research, mobile marketing, crowd sourcing, and customer relationship management.”
  • Fashion History Timeline, from the Fashion Institute of Technology, License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “The Fashion History Timeline is an open-access source for fashion history knowledge, featuring objects and artworks from over a hundred museums and libraries that span the globe.”
  • Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland: An Exhibition Catalog, by Kelly L. Reddy-Best, Dana Goodin, and Eulanda Sanders, Iowa State University (2020). License: CC BY-ND
    “Queer Fashion & Style: Stories from the Heartland analyzes the recent history of fashion through a queer lens by examining how queer identities are negotiated in everyday styles by women in the Midwest part of the United States from the late twentieth century to the present.”
  • Special Topics: New Textiles, by Leah Buechley, MIT OpenCourseWare (2010). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “This project-based course will explore the future of textiles, focusing particularly on blending rich crafting traditions with new technologies.”

Health Sciences

  • Clinical Procedures for Safer Patient Care, by Glynda Rees Doyle and Jodie Anita McCutcheon, British Columbia Institute of Technology (2020). License: CC BY
    “This open educational resource (OER) was developed to ensure best practice and quality care based on the latest evidence, and to address inconsistencies in how clinical health care skills are taught and practiced in the clinical setting. The checklist approach, used in this textbook, aims to provide standardized processes for clinical skills and to help nursing schools and clinical practice partners keep procedural practice current.”
  • Free Books for Doctors, by Amedeo
    FreeBooks for Doctors goal is to freely promote online medical books/literature to doctors and those in the medical professions, so that these medical books/materials/resources can be widely available and easily accessible to find and download anywhere in the world.
  • Human Nutrition, by University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Food Science and Human Nutrition Program. License: CC BY
    “The book covers basic concepts in human nutrition, key information about essential nutrients, basic nutritional assessment, and nutrition across the lifespan.”
  • Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professions, by Andrea Nelson and Katherine Greene, University of West Florida Libraries (2021). License: CC BY
    “Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professions is an Open Educational Resource (OER) that focuses on breaking down, pronouncing, and learning the meaning of medical terms within the context of anatomy and physiology. This resource is targeted for Healthcare Administration, Health Sciences, and Pre-Professional students.”
  • Microbiology for Allied Health Students with supplemental Lab Manual and Instructional Materials, by Molly Smith and Sara Selby, University System of Georgia (2017). License: CC BY
    “This open textbook is a remix of Openstax MicrobiologyCC-BY 4.0, is designed to cover the scope and sequence requirements for the single semester Microbiology course for non-majors and allied health students. The book presents the core concepts of microbiology with a focus on applications for careers in allied health.”
  • Public Health Image Library, by Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (2022). License: Public Domain and Copyright Protected
    “Created by a Working Group at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the PHIL offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC’s pictures. We welcome public health professionals, the media, laboratory scientists, educators, students, and the worldwide public to use this material for reference, teaching, presentation, and public health messages. Many images are “Public Domain” (free use), but some are “Copyright Protected” (restricted, obtain permission before use).”

Hospitality Management

  • Essential Skills Companion Kit for Culinary Arts Trades Training, by Marlin Ratch, et al., BCcampus Open Textbook (2019). License: CC BY
    “The Essential Skills Companion Kit to Culinary Arts Trades Training was developed to complement technical Culinary Arts Trades Training. The various activity sets are designed to reinforce academic information that students are required to know during their training.”
  • Fermentology: on the culture, history, and future of fermented foods, by NC State University Public Science Lab (2021). License: CC BY
    “Fermentology is a series of talks and related resources about the culture, history, and science behind the foods you have at home. In this website you will find the lectures (captured via Zoom and posted to YouTube), some of which are transcribed and enriched with media, web resources, recipes, and more. Come back often, to taste and see. This is just the start(er).”
  • Garde Manger: A Guide to the Cold Kitchen, by William Thibodeaux and Marshall Welsh, LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network (2021). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “The Garde Manger course is an introduction to the art and craft of the cold kitchen. It is rooted in preservation methods and techniques dating back to the days when the Garde Manger or ‘keeper of the food’ had no refrigeration and needed to preserve food for its wholesomeness.”
  • Introduction to Baking and Pastries, by Tammy Rink, LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network (2021). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “This introductory text on baking and pastries cover the following topics: baking and pastry equipment; dry ingredients; quick breads; yeast doughs; pastry doughs; custards; cake and buttercreams; pie doughs and ice cream; mousses, Bavarians, and souffle; and cookies. The appendix includes measurement and conversion charts, cake terms, and industry resources.”
  • Introduction to Food Production and Service, by Beth Egan, The Pennsylvania State University Open Resource Publishing (2021). License: CC BY
    “Food service is a dominant segment of the hospitality industry that represents a significant proportion of the economy. This book has been prepared for students studying hospitality management in the School of Hospitality Management at The Pennsylvania State University.”
  • Modern Pastry and Plated Dessert Techniques, by The BC Cook Articulation Committee, BCcampus (2015). License: CC BY
    “Modern Pastry and Plated Dessert Techniques is one of a series of Culinary Arts books developed to support the training of students and apprentices in British Columbia’s food service and hospitality industry. Although created with the Professional Cook and Baker programs in mind, these have been designed as a modular series, and there for can be used to support a wide variety of programs that offer training in food service skills.”

Human Services

  • Active Bystander Intervention: Training and Facilitation Guide: Training for Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence in B.C. Post-Secondary Institutions, by Sexual Violence Training Development Team, BCcampus (2021). License: CC BY
    “A workshop and facilitation guide to support B.C. post-secondary institutions to prevent and respond to sexual violence and misconduct. Active Bystander Intervention is a 90-minute workshop for all members of the campus community: students, faculty, administrators, and staff. This training helps learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to recognize and intervene in an incident of sexual violence as well as discuss strategies for creating a safer campus community.”
  • Contemporary Families: An Equity Lens, by Elizabeth Pearce, Linn-Benton Community College (2020). License: CC BY
    “This openly licensed text, created with students, approaches the current status of contemporary families in the U.S. from an equity lens. It asks and answers the questions “What do families need?” and “How do society and institutions support or get in the way of families getting what they need?”
  • Grand Challenges for Social Work Videos and Webinars
    A project of The Grand Challenges for Social Work, established by the American Academy of Social Welfare and Social Work (AASWSW) in 2016.
  • Foundations for Assisting in Home Care, by Kimberly B. McLain, Andrea C. Wade and Erin O’Hara-Leslie, Milne Library Publishing at SUNY Geneseo (2018). License: CC BY
    “…provides the background necessary to begin working toward a career in the home care field as either a Home Health Aide or Personal Care Aide.”
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment I, by Susan Tyler, University of Arkansas Libraries (2020). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “This course will explore theoretical perspectives in Social Work to help provide a foundation for organizing thoughts about client needs and issues they are seeking supports for.”
  • Open Social Work, by Matthew DeCarlo, Stockton University, and Kimberly Pendell, Portland State University (2021). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “Open Social Work is a community resource for open educational resources and practices related to social work. A collaborative project that addresses open education, open access, open science, and the practices that support them. We aim to make it as easy as possible for faculty to begin working in open education. There are over 60 open textbooks and 100 open access books relevant to social work education.”
  • Resources for Working with Immigrants & Refugees
    A resource guide by Urban Librarians Unite intended for social workers, librarians, and others working to support immigrants and refugees. Includes resources broken down into the following categories: Fast Resources, Toolkits, Government Resources, Locations, and Articles.
  • Scientific Inquiry in Social Work, by Matthew DeCarlo, Open Social Work Education (2018). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “As an introductory textbook for social work students studying research methods, this book guides students through the process of creating a research project.”
  • UC Davis Center for Human Services Resource Barn
    Resource hub from the Center for Human Services at UC Davis Extension.

Law and Paralegal Studies

  • Business Law I Essentials, by Mirande Valbrune, Renee De Assis, et al., OpenStax (2021). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    a brief introductory textbook designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of courses on Business Law or the Legal Environment of Business.”
  • Criminal Law, by University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing (2015). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “Criminal Law uses a two-step process to augment learning, called the applied approach. First, after building a strong foundation from scratch, Criminal Law introduces you to crimes and defenses that have been broken down into separate components…the second step of the applied approach is reviewing examples of the application of law to facts after dissecting and analyzing each legal concept.”
  • Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System, by Alison S. Burke, David Carter, Brian Fedorek, Tiffany Morey, Lore Rutz-Burri, and Shanell Sanchez, Open Oregon Educational Resources (2019). License: CC BY-SA
    “…covers law enforcement, criminal courts, sentencing, penal institutions, and community-based sanctions. It also includes historical and contemporary perspectives on components of the criminal justice system, as well as the legal and constitutional frameworks in which they operate.”
  • Library of Congress Current Legal Topics
    “This collection features research reports and other publications on a wide range of legal topics prepared by the Law Library of Congress in response to requests or recurring interest from Congress and other federal government entities on issues concerning foreign, comparative, and international law (FCIL).”
  • Open Judicial Politics, by Rorie Spill Solberg, Jennifer Segal Diascro, and Eric Waltenburg, Oregon State University (2020). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “Open Judicial Politics is a compilation of new and original research in judicial politics, written specifically for the undergraduate audience, thus providing accessible examples of political science research that also address some of the more current concerns and controversies in our field.”


  • Digital Marketing Strategy, by Pierre-Yann Dolbec, Concordia University Open Textbooks (2021). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “The Internet has transformed how businesses conduct their activities and how consumers go about buying products. This textbook aims to provide a way of conceptualizing how to do marketing online and a strategic framework to do so.”
  • Foundations in Digital Marketing: Building meaningful customer relationships and engaged audiences, by Rochelle Grayson, BCcampus (2022). License: CC BY
    “Foundations in Digital Marketing is a textbook intended to introduce marketing students to the world of digital marketing. The book covers fundamental frameworks, practical applications, and online tools that can all be applied to build and execute a cohesive and engaging digital marketing strategy.”
  • Principles of Marketing, University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing (2015). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    Principles of Marketing teaches the experience and process of actually doing marketing – not just the vocabulary. It carries five dominant themes throughout in order to expose students to marketing in today’s environment: Service dominant logic, Sustainability, Ethics and social responsibility, Global coverage, and Metrics.”


  • Building a Medical Terminology Foundation, by Kimberlee Carter and Marie Rutherford, eCampus Ontario (2020). License: CC BY
    “Building a Medical Terminology Foundation is an OER that focuses on breaking down medical terms into their word parts, pronouncing medical terms, and learning the meaning of medical terms within the context of introductory anatomy and physiology. This resource is targeted for health office administration and health services students in the first year of their college programs.”
  • Cardiovascular Pathophysiology for Pre-Clinical Students, by Andrew Binks, Virginia Tech Libraries (2022). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “Cardiovascular Pathophysiology for Pre-Clinical Students, is an undergraduate medical-level resource for foundational knowledge of common cardiovascular diseases, disorders and pathologies. This text is designed for a course pre-clinical undergraduate medical curriculum and it is aligned to USMLE(r) (United States Medical Licensing Examination) content guidelines.”
  • Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know, by Susan E. Lowey, OpenSUNY (2015). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “The purpose of this textbook is to provide an in-depth look at death and dying in this country, including the vital role of the nurse in assisting patients and families along the journey towards the end of life.”
  • Nursing Pharmacology, by eds. Elizabeth Christman and Kimberly Ernstmeyer, Chippewa Valley Technical College (2020). License: CC BY
    “This open access Nursing Pharmacology textbook is designed for entry-level undergraduate nursing students. It explains basic concepts of pharmacology and describes common medication classes.”
  • Nutrition: Science and Everyday Application – beta v 0.1, by Alice Callahan, Heather Leonard, and Tamberly Powell, Open Oregon Educational Resources (2020). License: CC BY-NC
    “The book covers basic nutrition and metabolism, information literacy, energy balance, nutrition across life stages, dietary supplements, an in-depth look at each of the macronutrients, and major functions of vitamins and minerals.”
  • Open RN: Open Resources for Nursing, Chippewa Valley Technical College (2020-2022). License: CC BY
    “The OER Nursing textbooks are written based on the State Nursing curriculum established by the Wisconsin Technical College System, and include: Pharmacology, Skills, Nursing Fundamentals, Mental Health & Community Concepts, and Management & Professional Concepts.”
  • Transitions to Professional Nursing Practice – 2nd Edition, by Jamie Murphy, The State University of New York at Delhi, Open SUNY (2020). License: CC BY
    “…provides a pivotal learning experience for students transitioning from an associate degree education to a baccalaureate degree. Content includes a broad overview of the nursing profession, the role of accrediting and professional organizations with a strong focus on the American Nurses Association’s foundational documents.”

Radiological Technology and Medical Imaging

  • Radiation Safety, by Jason S. Ballard, Linn Benton Community College, Open Oregon Educational Resources (2020). License: CC BY
    “A comprehensive textbook aligned with “a course designed to meet the training requirements for formal certification in Radiation Safety for both X-ray and gamma Radiographers. It covers personal safety and protection, controlling radiation dose, personal monitoring, survey instruments, biological effects of radiation, exposure devices, emergency procedures, and storage and shipment of devices and sources.”
  • Radiography OER research guide by Washtenaw Community College Library.
  • Undergraduate Diagnostic Imaging Fundamentals, by Brent Burbridge, MD, FRCPC, University of Saskatchewan, Distance Education Unit (2017/2021). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “Diagnostic Imaging principles and concepts are augmented by the presentation of images for common clinical conditions. Guiding principles related to minimizing radiation exposure and requesting the most appropriate imaging examination are addressed. Static images are enhanced by the ability to access images stored and displayed on an Html-5 compatible, Dicom image viewer that simulates a simple Picture Archive and Communication system (PACS). Users can also access other imaging from the Dicom viewer (ODIN), beyond the basic curriculum provided, to further advance their experience with viewing diagnostic imaging pathologies.”

Restorative Dentistry

  • MedEdPortal – Dental Education Collection from The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
    “MedEdPORTAL is a free online international publication venue where educators in the health professions may publish and share educational resources, including dental education.”
  • Mordida Constructiva (En español/In Spanish)
    Video que presenta un procedimiento clínico para la toma de una Mordida Constructiva. English Translation: This video presents a clinical procedure for taking a bite Constructive.
  • Oral Health Education Tool, by Dr. Maryam Sharifzadeh-Amin and Dr. Andrew Hoang, University of Alberta in Edmonton (2019). License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “This series of preventative dental care community health educational materials are openly licensed to encourage community reuse including adaptation. Oral diseases continue to disproportionately affect immigrant communities. There is a clear need for a culturally appropriate tool to enhance oral health literacy of recent immigrants. The objectives of this collaborative initiative were to develop an oral health educational tool and ensure its cultural appropriateness for newcomers.”
  • Restorative Mastery for the Dental Hygienist, by Renee Alexandre and Rick Aronstein, Mount Hood Community College Library Press (2021). License: CC BY
    “Dental hygienists and auxiliaries with restorative skills will become increasingly in demand as their scope of practice expands. Restorative Mastery for the Dental Hygienist presents practical demonstrations and the core knowledge needed for successfully placing and finishing class II restorations in first molars using video demonstrations, checklists, and exercises.”

Vision Care Technology

  • Diabetic Eye Disease: Strengthening Services, by International Centre for Eye Health. License: CC BY-NC-SA
    “The course highlights the key facts about diabetic eye disease and its management and how health teams and people with diabetes can work together to reduce the risk of vision loss and blindness.”
  • Eye Rounds Atlas, by The University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences (2020). License: CC BY-NC-ND
    “A collection of ocular images and very brief reports.”

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