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The following table lists each course, the author/title of the book, and the editions available on each service (N/A = not available). Send all corrections or comments to Librarian Charles Hobbs.

Course Author Title VitalSource RedShelf
AJ 100 Adler, Freda  Criminal Justice: An Introduction.   N/A 6th 
AJ 107 Seiter, Richard  Corrections: An Introduction.   5th, 6th 4th, 5th, 6th
AJ 109 Adams, Thomas F.  Police Field Operations.   N/A 8th
AJ 111 Lyman, Michael D.  Criminal Investigation: The Art and the Science.   3rd 7th, 8th. 9th
AJ 115 Kappeler, Victor E.  Community Policing: A Contemporary Perspective.   7th, 8th 7th, 8th
AJ 126 Kratcoski, Peter C.  Juvenile Delinquency.   N/A 6th 
AJ 132 Ogle, Robert R.  Crime Scene Investigation and Reconstruction.   4th  3rd, 4th
AJ 134 Osborne, Deborah  Introduction to Crime Analysis: Basic Resources for Criminal Justice Practice  1st N/A
AJ 135 Biggs, Michael  Just the Facts: Investigative Report Writing.   4th, 5th 4th, 5th
AJ 170 Hails, Judy  Criminal Evidence.   8th 7th, 8th
ANAT 130 Shier, David  Hole's Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology.   12th, 13th, 14th, 15th 13th, 14th, 15th
ANAT 132 Marieb, Elaine N.  Human Anatomy.   8th, 9th 9th
ANTH 101 Park, Michael Alan  Biological Anthropology.   7th N/A
ANTH 101 Fuentes, Agustin  Biological Anthropology: Concepts and Connections.   2nd 3rd
ANTH 102 Miller, Barbara  Cultural Anthropology.   7th, 8th 8th
ANTH 102 Guest, Kenneth J.  Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age  2nd 2nd
ANTH 102 Kottak, Conrad Phillip  Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology.   9th, 10th, 11th, 12th 10th, 11th, 12th
ART 101 Lazzari, Margaret  Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach.   5th, Revised 4th, 5th, Revised
ART 101 Frank, Patrick  Prebles' Artforms: An Introduction to the Visual Arts.   12th  12th
ART 101 Barnet, Sylvan  Short Guide to Writing about Art.   11th 11th
ART 102 Stokstad, Marilyn  Art History.   6th 7th
ART 109 Willett, Frank  African Art.   10th, 11th N/A
ASTR 120 Comins, Neil F.  Discovering the Universe.   N/A 10th, 11th 
BIOL 100 Reece, Jane B.  Campbell Biology: Concepts and Connections.   8th. 9th, 10th 8th, 9th, 10th
BIOL 115 Miller, Tyler G.  Environmental Science.   13th  16th
BIOL 117 Castro, Peter  Marine Biology.   10th, 11th 10th, 11th
BUS 111 Nobles, Tracie L.  College Accounting.   N/A 11th
BUS 114 Pride, William M.  Marketing 20th 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th
BUS 115 Slater, Jeffrey  Practical Business Math Procedures.   12th, 13th  12th, 13th
BUS 117 Kapoor, Jack R.  Personal Finance.   11th, 12th, 13th 11th, 12th
BUS 101 Warren, Carl S.  Accounting. 2 Vol. 1  24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th 25th, 26th, 27th
BUS 101 Williams, Jan R.  Financial & Managerial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions.  17th, 18th 17th, 18th, 19th 
BUS 102 Warren, Carl S.  Accounting. 2 Vol. 2  24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th 25th, 26th, 27th
BUS 120 Plunkett, Warren R.  Management: Meeting and Exceeding Customer Expectations.   N/A N/A
BUS 121 Bohlander, George  Managing Human Resources. 15th ed  16th, 17th, 18th 16th, 17th, 18th
BUS 122 Reece, Barry L.  Effective Human Relations: Interpersonal and Organizational Applications.   12th, 13th 12th, 13th
BUS 122 Lussier, Robert N.  Management Fundamentals: Concepts, Applications, Skill Development.   8th, 9th 9th
BUS 124 Longenecker, Justin G.  Small Business Management: Launching & Growing Entrepreneurial Ventures.  17th 17th, 18th, 19th
BUS 125 Nickels, William G.  Understanding Business.   8th, 11th, 12th 11th, 12th
BUS 128 Bovee, Courtland L.  Business Communication Today.   13th, 14th, 15th 14th, 15th
CHEM 102 Timberlake, Karen  Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry.   12th 11th
CDEV 103 Feldman, Robert S.  Child Development.   7th, 8th 8th
CDEV 104 Couchenour, Donna  Families, Schools, and Communities: Together for Young Children.   5th, 7th 4th, 5th
CDEV 105 Brooks, Jane  Process of Parenting.   9th  9th
CDEV 106 Swim, Terri Jo  Infants and Toddlers: Curriculum and Teaching.   7th N/A
CDEV 108 Gordon, Ann Miles  Beginnings and Beyond: Foundations in Early Childhood Education.   10th  8th, 9th, 10th
CDEV 110 Marotz, Lynn R.  Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child.   N/A 8th, 9th, 10th
CDEV 114 Miller, Darla Ferris  Positive Child Guidance.   8th 8th
CDEV 115 Moravcik, Eva  Meaningful Curriculum for Young Children.  2nd 2nd
CDEV 116 Fox, Jill Englebright  Art and Creative Development for Young Children.   7th, 8th 8th
CDEV 117 Edwards, Linda Carol  Music and Movement: A Way of Life for the Young Child.   7th, 8th 7th
CDEV 118 Charlesworth, Rosalind  Math and Science for Young Children.   7th 7th, 8th
CDEV 119 Machado, Jeanne  Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts: Early Literacy.   N/A 11th
CDEV 129 Click, Phyllis M.  Administration of Programs for Young Children.   9th 9th
CDEV 150 Heward, William L.  Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education.   11th 11th
CDEV 150 Westling, David L.  Teaching Students with Severe Disabilities.   5th 5th, 6th
CDEV 152 Allen, Eileen K.  Exceptional Child: Inclusion in Early Childhood Education.   8th 8th
CDEV 160 Wall, Kate  Autism and Early Years Practice.   N/A 2nd
COMS 100 Lucas, Stephen E.  Art of Public Speaking.   12th, 13th 12th, 13th
COMS 100 Hamilton, Cheryl  Essentials of Public Speaking.   6th 5th, 6th
COMS 100 Fujishin, Randy  Natural Speaker.   9th 9th
COMS 130 Adler, Ronald B.  Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication.   12th, 14th 14th 
COMS 260 Martin, Judith N.  Experiencing Intercultural Communication: An Introduction.   5th, 6th 6th
COMS 140 Harris, Thomas E.  Small Group and Team Communication.   5th N/A
CIS 113 Adamski, Joseph J.  New Perspectives on Microsoft Access 2013. 2013, 2016, 2019 2013, 2016, 2019
CIS 113 Parsons, June Jamrich  New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2013.  2013, 2016, 2019 2013, 2016, 2019
DANC 101 Ambrosio, Nora  Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment.   8th N/A
ECON 101 McEachern, William A.  Micro Econ.   N/A 3rd
ECON 102 McEachern, William A.  Macro Econ.   N/A 3rd
ECON 102 Samuelson, Paul A.  Macroeconomics. N/A 19th
ENGL 101 Lawn, Beverly  40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology.   5th 5th 
ENGL 101 Glenn, Cheryl  Harbrace Guide to Writing.   2nd 2nd, 3rd
ENGL 101 Nadell, Judith  Longman Writer: Rhetoric, Reader, Research Guide, and Handbook.   10th 10th
ENGL 101 Brandon, Lee  Paragraphs and Essays with Integrated Readings.   13th 12th, 13th
ENGL 101 Jacobus, Lee A.  World of Ideas: Essential Readings for College Writers.   10th, 11th 10th, 11th
ENGL 102 McMahan, Elizabeth  Literature and the Writing Process.   11th 11th
ENGL 102 Abcarian, Richard  Literature: The Human Experience Reading and Writing.   12th, 13th 12th, 13th
ENGL 102 Booth, Alison  Norton Introduction to Literature.   12th, 13th 13th
ENGL 103 Chaffee, John  Critical Thinking, Thoughtful Writing: A Rhetoric with Reading.   6th 6th
ENGL 103 Barnet, Sylvan  Current Issues and Enduring Questions: A Guide to Critical thinking and Argument, with Readings. N/A 11th, 12th
ENGL 103 Muller, Gilbert H.  McGraw-Hill Reader: Issues Across the Disciplines.   custom N/A
ENGL 103 Lynn, Steven  Texts and Contexts: Writing about Literature with Critical Theory.   7th 7th
ENGL 103 Mayfield, Marlys  Thinking for Yourself: Developing Critical Thinking Skills Through Reading and Writing.   9th 9th
ENGL 82 Brandon, Lee  Sentences, Paragraphs, and Beyond.   N/A 7th
ENGL A Hacker, Diana  Writer's Reference.   6th, 7th, 8th, 9th 8th, 9th
ESTU 101 Schaefer, Richard T.  Racial and Ethnic Groups.   14th, 15th 14th, 15th
GEOG 101 Hess, Darrel  Mcknight's Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation.   11th, 12th  11th, 12th 
GEOL 101 Plummer, Charles C.  Physical Geology. 1  15th, 16th 15th, 16th
GEOL 115 Keller, Edward A.  Natural Hazards: Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes.   5th 5th
HIST 101 Berkin, Carol  Making America: A History of the United States.  Vo. 1  6th, 7th  6th, 7th 
HIST 101 Online Foner, Eric  Give me Liberty!: An American History.   5th, 6th N/A
HIST 101 Online Brinkley, Alan  Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People.   7th, 8th N/A
HIST 102 Berkin, Carol  Making America: A History of the United States.  Vol. 2  6th, 7th  N/A
HIST 102 Online Divine, Robert A.  America Past and Present.  Vol. 2  10th N/A
HIST 102 Online Foner, Eric  Give me Liberty!: An American History.  Vol. 2  5th, 6th 5th, 6th
HDEV 101 Downing, Skip  On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life.   2nd,3rd 6th
HUMA 101 Martin, David  Humanities Through the Arts.   9th 9th, 10th
MATH 130 Stewart, James  College Algebra.   7th 6th, 7th
MATH 12 Baratto, Stefan  Basic Mathematical Skills with Geometry.   9th  9th
MATH 140 Tan, S. T.  Finite Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences.   11th, 12th 10th, 11th, 12th
MATH 150 Triola, Mario F.  Elementary Statistics.   12th, 13th 13th
MATH 170 Lial, Margaret L.  Trigonometry.   11th 10th, 11th, 12th
MATH 23 McKeague, Charles P.  Pre Algebra.   N/A 6th
MATH 33, 40, 43 McKeague, Charles P.  Elementary Algebra.   N/A 9th
MATH 73 & 80 McKeague, Charles P.  Intermediate Algebra.   N/A 3rd
MUSI 111 Kerman, Joseph  Listen.   7th, 8th N/A
NFOO 110 Blake, Joan Salge  Nutrition and You.   3rd, 4th, 5th 4th
NFOO 110 Schiff, Wendy J.  Nutrition for Healthy Living.   5th 4th, 5th
NFOO 110 Brown, Judith E.  Nutrition Now.   6th, 8th 8th
NFOO 110 Sizer, Frances Sienkiewicz  Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies.   13th, 14th, 15th 13th, 14th, 15th
PHIL 103 Rachels, James  Elements of Moral Philosophy.   8th, 9th 8th, 9th
PHYS 111 Hewitt, Paul G.  Conceptual Physics.   12th 12th
PHYO 131 Fox, Stuart Ira  Human Physiology.   13th, 15th 14th, 15th
POLI 101 Magleby, David B.  Government by the People: National, State, and Local.  N/A 2014, 2018
POLI 105 Selections from the CQ Researcher  Issues in Race and Ethnicity.   8th N/A
POLI 106 Domino, John C.  Civil Rights and Liberties in the 21st Century.   N/A 3rd, 4th
PSYC 116 Papalia, Diane E.  Experience Human Development.   13th, 14th  13th, 14th 
PSYC 101 Bernstein, Douglas A.  Essentials of Psychology.   7th 7th, 8th
PSYC 101 Ciccarelli, Saundra K.  Psychology.   5th 4th, 5th, 6th
PSYC 101 Myers, David G.  Psychology: Tenth Edition in Modules.   10th 10th
PSYC 101 Online Huffman, Karen  Psychology in Action.   N/A 11th, 12th
PSYC 107 Pinel, John P.J  Biopsychology.   10th 10th
PSYC 120 Moore, David S.  Statistics: Concepts and Controversies.   8th, 9th 9th
PSYC 122 Cozby, Paul  Methods in Behavioral Research.   12th, 13th, 14th  11th, 12th, 13th, 14th
SOCI 101 Ballantine, Jeanne H.  Our Social World: Condensed Version.   6th, 7th 6th, 7th
SOCI 102 Zinn, Maxine Baca  Diversity in Families.   10th 10th
SOCI 104 Kendall  Social Problems in a Diverse Society.   7th  N/A
SOCI 104 Leon-Guerrero, Anna  Social Problems: Community, Policy, and Social Action.   4th, 5th, 6th 5th, 6th
SOCI 112 Siegel, Larry J.  Criminology: The Core.   6th, 7th 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
WSTU 101 Andersen, Margaret L.  Thinking about Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender.   11th 11th
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