Library Home

Reviewed Textbooks

Read more about Fundamentals of Global Strategy

Fundamentals of Global Strategy

Cornelis A. de Kluyver, University of Oregon

The globalization of the competitive landscape has forced companies to fundamentally rethink their strategies. Whereas once only a few industries such as oil could be labeled truly global, today many—from pharmaceuticals to aircraft to computers—have become global in scale and scope. As a consequence, creating a global competitive advantage has become a key strategic issue for many companies, and students need to possess an understanding of the impact of global strategies on a business.

(1 review)

Read more about Principles of Business Statistics

Principles of Business Statistics

Mihai Nica

You are probably asking yourself the question, "When and where will I use statistics?". If you read any newspaper or watch television, or use the Internet, you will see statistical information. There are statistics about crime, sports, education, politics, and real estate. Typically, when you read a newspaper article or watch a news program on television, you are given sample information. With this information, you may make a decision about the correctness of a statement, claim, or "fact." Statistical methods can help you make the "best educated guess."

(1 review)

Read more about Yorùbá Yé Mi

Yorùbá Yé Mi

Fehintola Mosadomi, University of Texas, Austin

The Yorùbá Yé Mi textbook, combined with an open access, multi-media website at, is an interactive, communicative, introductory Yorùbá program. It provides college/university students with basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of language learning in Yorùbá. It exposes the learner not only to Yorùbá language in meaningful situations but also to the culture of the Yorùbá-speaking people of South-western Nigeria. It contains effective techniques for teaching and learning Yorùbá including tones, and is userfriendly in its approach.

(1 review)

Read more about Design Discourse: Composing and Revising Programs in Professional and Technical Writing

Design Discourse: Composing and Revising Programs in Professional and Technical Writing

David Franke, SUNY Cortland

Alex Reid, University at Buffalo

Anthony Di Renzo, Ithaca College

Design Discourse: Composing and Revising Programs in Professional and Technical Writing, edited byDavid Franke, Alex Reid, andAnthony Di Renzo,addresses the complexities of developing professional and technical writing programs. The essays in the collection offer reflections on efforts to bridge two cultures — what the editors characterize as the "art and science of writing" — often by addressing explicitly the tensions between them. Design Discourse offers insights into the high-stakes decisions made by program designers as they seek to "function at the intersection of the practical and the abstract, the human and the technical."

(1 review)

Read more about Introduction to Economic Analysis

Introduction to Economic Analysis

Preston McAfee, Caltech

Tracy R Lewis, Duke University

This book presents standard intermediate microeconomics material and some material that, in the authors' view, ought to be standard but is not. Introductory economics material is integrated. Standard mathematical tools, including calculus, are used throughout. The book easily serves as an intermediate microeconomics text, and can be used for a relatively sophisticated undergraduate who has not taken a basic university course in economics.

(1 review)

Read more about Think Stats: Probability and Statistics for Programmers

Think Stats: Probability and Statistics for Programmers

Allen B. Downey, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Think Stats is an introduction to Probability and Statistics for Python programmers.

(1 review)

Read more about Calculus-Based Physics I

Calculus-Based Physics I

Jeffrey Schnick, Saint Anselm College

Calculus-Based Physics is an introductory physics textbook designed for use in the two-semester introductory physics course typically taken by science and engineering students.

(1 review)

Read more about The Business Ethics Workshop

The Business Ethics Workshop

James Brusseau, Pace University

Ethics is about determining value; it's deciding what's worth doing and what doesn't matter so much.Business ethics is the way we decide what kind of career to pursue, what choices we make on the job,which companies we want to work with, and what kind of economic world we want to live in and thenleave behind for those coming after. There are no perfect answers to these questions, but there's adifference between thinking them through and winging it. The Business Ethics Workshop provides aframework for identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical dilemmas encountered through working life.

(2 reviews)

Read more about Think Bayes: Bayesian Statistics Made Simple

Think Bayes: Bayesian Statistics Made Simple

Allen B. Downey, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Think Bayes is an introduction to Bayesian statistics using computational methods.

(1 review)

Read more about Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 1

Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice - Volume 1

J.H. Verkerke, University of Virginia

This is the first in a series of Contracts casebooks. It was originally titled "Collaborative Teaching Materials for Contracts."

(1 review)