About Writing: A Guide

About Writing: A Guide

This writer’s reference condenses and covers everything a beginning writing student needs to successfully compose college-level work, incl…

Technical Writing

Technical Writing

Allison Gross; Annemarie Hamlin; Billy Merck; Chris Rubio; Jodi Naas; Megan Savage; and Michele DeSilva

A textbook focusing on writing in the workplace, with an emphasis on audience analysis, writing for specific situations, document design, re…

How to Learn Like a Pro!

How to Learn Like a Pro!

How to Learn Like a Pro! features the “big six” effective learning/study skills topics: learning styles and preferences, time and materi…

Conventions 101

Conventions 101

This is a collection of cumulative units of study for conventional errors common in student writing. It's flexible, functional, and zeroes i…

A Different Road To College

A Different Road To College

Alise Lamoreaux

A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning Non-Traditional Students is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues o…

Beginning Excel, First Edition

Beginning Excel, First Edition

This is the first edition of a textbook written for a community college introductory course in spreadsheets utilizing Microsoft Excel; secon…

Forest Measurements

Forest Measurements

This is a forest measurements textbook written for field technicians. Silvicultural applications and illustrations are provided to demonstr…

Mt Hood Community College Biology 102

Mt Hood Community College Biology 102

BI102A is a survey course that introduces the discipline of molecular biology and genetics, exploring topics including cell division, protei…

Mt Hood Community College Biology 101

Mt Hood Community College Biology 101

BI101A is a survey course that introduces the discipline of cellular biology, exploring topics including the scientific method, parts of a c…

biology, cell biology, non-majors
Principles of Economics

Principles of Economics

Principles of Economics covers scope and sequence requirements for a two-semester introductory economics course. The authors take a balanced…

Hydraulics and Electrical Control of Hydraulic Systems

Hydraulics and Electrical Control of Hydraulic Systems

Covers hydraulics math, Pascal's Law, hydraulic schematics, fluid properties, series and parallel hydraulic circuits, regenerative extension…

Oregon Writes Open Writing Text

Oregon Writes Open Writing Text

This textbook guides students through rhetorical and assignment analysis, the writing process, researching, citing, rhetorical modes, and cr…

Manufacturing Processes 4-5

Manufacturing Processes 4-5

This textbook provides an introduction to the important area of manufacturing processes. This text will explain the hows, whys, and whens of…

Principles of Biology

Principles of Biology

The Principles of Biology sequence (BI 211, 212 and 213) introduces biology as a scientific discipline for students planning to major in bio…

Environmental Biology

Environmental Biology

This college-level open textbook covers the most salient environmental issues from a biological perspective. Order a print copy: http://www…

Digital Foundations: Introduction to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Cloud

Digital Foundations: Introduction to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Cloud

Digital Foundations uses formal exercises of the Bauhaus to teach the Adobe Creative Suite. All students of digital design and production—…

The Word on College Reading and Writing

The Word on College Reading and Writing

An interactive, multimedia text that introduces students to reading and writing at the college level. Order a print copy: http://www.lulu.c…

Principles of Economics: Scarcity and Social Provisioning (2nd Ed.)

Principles of Economics: Scarcity and Social Provisioning (2nd Ed.)

Principles of Economics covers scope and sequence requirements for a two-semester introductory economics course. The authors take a balanced…

A Digital Workbook for Beginning ESOL

A Digital Workbook for Beginning ESOL

This book contains three levels of interactive grammar lessons and reading activities for beginning students of ESOL (English for Speakers o…

Basic Blueprint Reading

Basic Blueprint Reading

This is an entry level blueprint reading book written for the first year welding student. The book will be used in the first term of a two y…

Interpretation of Metal Fab Drawings

Interpretation of Metal Fab Drawings

Interpreting metal fab drawings is a course that introduces the principles of interpretation and application of industrial fabrication drawi…

Body Physics: Motion to Metabolism

Body Physics: Motion to Metabolism

Body Physics sticks to the basic functioning of the human body, from motion to metabolism, as a common theme through which fundamental physi…

Seven Wonders of Oregon

Seven Wonders of Oregon

This book contains short stories about natural wonders of Oregon. Order a print copy: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/seven-wond…

Radiation Safety

Radiation Safety

The purpose of this OER is to provide students with a comprehensive textbook aligned with the NDT 130 (Radiographic Testing) course as taugh…

Portland People and Places

Portland People and Places

This book contains short stories about people and places in Portland, Oregon. Order a print copy: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-boo…

Home and School

Home and School

This book contains 10 easy picture stories for beginning students of English along with exercises and discussion prompts. Order a print copy…

SOU-CCJ230 Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System

SOU-CCJ230 Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System

This OER covers law enforcement, criminal courts, sentencing, penal institutions, and community-based sanctions. It also includes historical…

A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students

A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students

A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning Non-Traditional Students is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues o…

Troubleshooting Motors and Controls

Troubleshooting Motors and Controls

This course is designed to teach students about induction motors and the methods used to control and troubleshoot them. Order a Print Cop…

SPN215: Español para hablantes nativos

SPN215: Español para hablantes nativos

Este libro fue elaborado teniendo en cuenta las necesidades del estudiante de habla hispana. El contenido combina elementos gramaticales con…

Electrical Circuit Analysis 2

Electrical Circuit Analysis 2

Capacitors and transient analysis of the capacitor charge and discharge process, inductors and transient analysis of the inductor storage an…

Electrical Circuit Analysis 3

Electrical Circuit Analysis 3

Apparent, real, and reactive power, power factor, power factor correction, transformers, transformer connection diagrams, non=-ideal transfo…

Integrated and Open Interpreter Education

Integrated and Open Interpreter Education

This Open Educational Resource (OER) on interpreting offers authors and readers free and open access to current, relevant, easy-to-access, a…

translator and interpreter education
Body Physics: Supplementary Material

Body Physics: Supplementary Material

Body Physics: Supplementary Material serves as a repository for materials and information designed to supplement the general physics textboo…

Technical Writing at LBCC

Technical Writing at LBCC

An open textbook that gives students an overview of the kinds of writing they’ll be expected to do in upper-level college courses, the wor…

Technical Writing for Technicians

Technical Writing for Technicians

Technical Writing for CTE is an open source e-textbook designed specifically for use in LBCC’s WD4 (Technical Writing for Welders) and all…

The Culture of Science

The Culture of Science

This casebook opens up modes of inquiry into Western knowledge foundations, asking students to embrace epistemological uncertainty as a prod…

The Politics of Sports

The Politics of Sports

This Open Educational Resource is a collection of texts and materials that team together students’ familiarity with sports and critical in…

Layout Procedures for Metals

Layout Procedures for Metals

This booklet will lay out step by step procedures and how they can aid a crafts-person to build templates to build both simple and complicat…

Green Tea Intermediate English Communication OER

Green Tea Intermediate English Communication OER

This set of multimedia materials incorporates interesting topics and real-world language in an accessible way for adult English language lea…

The Reasons We're Here: Oral Histories of Immigration at Portland Community College

The Reasons We're Here: Oral Histories of Immigration at Portland Community College

This collection of stories about immigration is based on oral histories with staff, faculty, and students of Portland Community College from…

MHCC Biology 112: Biology for Health Professions

MHCC Biology 112: Biology for Health Professions

Biology textbook based on the OpenStax biology book.

Oregon’s History: People of the Northwest in the Land of Eden

Oregon’s History: People of the Northwest in the Land of Eden

A social and cultural history of the people of Oregon representing powerful figures from the dominant Euro-American culture, the marginalize…

Writing Instruction Tips For Automated Essay Graders: How To Design an Essay for a Non-human Reader

Writing Instruction Tips For Automated Essay Graders: How To Design an Essay for a Non-human Reader

As schools, as well as the workplace, become more automated, and remote or distance learning/working becomes the “new normal,” understan…

Nutrition: Science and Everyday Application

Nutrition: Science and Everyday Application

Alice Callahan, PhD; Heather Leonard, MEd, RDN; and Tamberly Powell, MS, RDN

This book is designed as an OER text and learning resource for undergraduate students enrolled in FN 225 Nutrition at Lane Community College…

Histology and Embryology for Dental Hygiene

Histology and Embryology for Dental Hygiene

This eBook makes use of animated images to focus on concepts in histology and embryology, as well as hyperlinks to promote non-linear readin…

Electrical Circuit Analysis 1

Electrical Circuit Analysis 1

Contains video lectures and associated study guides used to support the flipped classroom approach to teaching basic electricity and electro…

Explorations 1: Grammar for the Experienced Beginner

Explorations 1: Grammar for the Experienced Beginner

Welcome to Explorations 1: Grammar for the Experienced Beginner. This English grammar textbook was designed for a class of Clackamas Communi…

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

This version of the classic holiday story has been slightly abridged and lightly adapted for advanced students of English language. The text…

Dickens, Christmas, ghost, holiday, literature, ESOL, English, redemption
Portland People and Places

Portland People and Places

This book contains short stories about people and places in Portland, Oregon.

Contemporary Families: An Equity Lens

Contemporary Families: An Equity Lens

This openly licensed text, created with students, approaches the current status of contemporary families in the U.S. from an equity lens. It…

Stig Digs In

Stig Digs In

Stig is a quirky dog in Portland who dreams of writing poetry in Paris. But will his dream ever come true?

Beginning Excel 2019

Beginning Excel 2019

This textbook was written for a community college introductory course in spreadsheets utilizing Microsoft Excel. While the figures shown ut…

Introduction to Human Services

Introduction to Human Services

Elizabeth B. Pearce

An openly licensed text for the Introduction to Human Services class at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany, Oregon.  Human Services is…

ENG 106

ENG 106

An Introduction to Poetry, A Complete Online Course, is designed for a first college course in poetry. Assuming no prior knowledge of poetry…

Technical Mathematics

Technical Mathematics

This developmental-level mathematics textbook is intended for career-technical students. Order a print copy: https://www.lulu.com/en/us/shop…

Introduction to Chemistry

Introduction to Chemistry

Introduction to Chemistry is designed for a one-term introductory chemistry course. For many students, this course provides their first and …

Excel for Contractors

Excel for Contractors

This Beginning Excel textbook is intended for use in a one-term introductory spreadsheet course with an emphasis in the use of Excel for Bui…

Tutor Handbook

Tutor Handbook

The Tutor Handbook guides readers through the foundational skills and theory needed to be an effective peer tutor. Informed by the College R…

Difference, Power, and Discrimination in Film and Media: Student Essays

Difference, Power, and Discrimination in Film and Media: Student Essays

An open pedagogy project of student-authored essays to help readers develop a better understanding of the ways that narrative media like mov…

Alma Strikes a Chord

Alma Strikes a Chord

When Alma tries to write a song for her boyfriend Quang, she learns that actions speak louder than words.

Leadership in Early Care and Education

Leadership in Early Care and Education

An introduction to the primary elements of leadership in early care and education settings. Topics covered include leadership skills, ethics…

Linn-Benton Community College Quaranzine

Linn-Benton Community College Quaranzine

A virtual time capsule sponsored by the Linn-Benton Community College Textbook Affordability Steering Committee. Student and employee contri…

Blueprint for Success in College and Career: Review Copy for Spanish Translation Project

Blueprint for Success in College and Career: Review Copy for Spanish Translation Project

A free, Open Educational Resource, Blueprint for Success in College and Career is a students' guide for classroom and career succes…

College Success OER Study Skills Time Management First Year Experience Career
Principles of Earth Science

Principles of Earth Science

Designed to serve Earth Science students non-science majors at the community college level.

earth science, geology, geomorphology, physical geology, weather, environomental science, oceanography