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The Inside, Outside, and Upside Downs of Children's Literature: From Poets and Popups to Princesses and Porridge
Jenifer Jasinski Schneider
Children’s literature is written for children and youth, but the analysis of children’s literature requires careful attention to text as well insightful interpretation of the ways in which authors and illustrators present the human condition, the physical world, imaginative experiences, and global forces. Children's literature is also a $4billionayear industry that impacts social practices, politics, financial markets, schools, literacy rates, history, and art. Whatever the reason for your interest, children’s literature is a big deal.

Elementary Differential Equations
William F. Trench
Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems is written for students in science, engineering, and mathematics who have completed calculus through partial differentiation. If your syllabus includes Chapter 10 (Linear Systems of Differential Equations), your students should have some preparation in linear algebra.
In writing this book I have been guided by the these principles:
An elementary text should be written so the student can read it with comprehension without too much pain. I have tried to put myself in the student’s place, and have chosen to err on the side of too much detail rather than not enough.
An elementary text can’t be better than its exercises. This text includes 1695 numbered exercises, many with several parts. They range in difficulty from routine to very challenging.
An elementary text should be written in an informal but mathematically accurate way, illustrated by appropriate graphics. I have tried to formulate mathematical concepts succinctly in language that students can understand. I have minimized the number of explicitly stated theorems and def initions, preferring to deal with concepts in a more conversational way, copiously illustrated by 250 completely worked out examples. Where appropriate, concepts and results are depicted in 144 figures.

Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems
William F. Trench
Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems is written for students in science, engineering, and mathematics who have completed calculus through partial differentiation. If your syllabus includes Chapter 10 (Linear Systems of Differential Equations), your students should have some prepa ration in linear algebra.
In writing this book I have been guided by the these principles:
An elementary text should be written so the student can read it with comprehension without too much pain. I have tried to put myself in the student’s place, and have chosen to err on the side of too much detail rather than not enough.
An elementary text can’t be better than its exercises. This text includes 2041 numbered exercises, many with several parts. They range in difficulty from routine to very challenging.
An elementary text should be written in an informal but mathematically accurate way, illustrated by appropriate graphics. I have tried to formulate mathematical concepts succinctly in language that students can understand. I have minimized the number of explicitly stated theorems and def initions, preferring to deal with concepts in a more conversational way, copiously illustrated by 299 completely worked out examples. Where appropriate, concepts and results are depicted in 188 figures.

Introduction to Real Analysis
William F. Trench
This is a text for a twoterm course in introductory real analysis for junior or senior math ematics majors and science students with a serious interest in mathematics. Prospective educators or mathematically gifted high school students can also benefit from the mathe matical maturity that can be gained from an introductory real analysis course.
The book is designed to fill the gaps left in the development of calculus as it is usually presented in an elementary course, and to provide the background required for insight into more advanced courses in pure and applied mathematics. The standard elementary calcu lus sequence is the only specific prerequisite for Chapters 1–5, which deal with realvalued functions. (However, other analysis oriented courses, such as elementary differential equa tion, also provide useful preparatory experience.) Chapters 6 and 7 require a working knowledge of determinants, matrices and linear transformations, typically available from a first course in linear algebra. Chapter 8 is accessible after completion of Chapters 1–5.

Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, and Practices
Anol Bhattacherjee
This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines. It is a onestop, comprehensive, and compact source for foundational concepts in behavioral research, and can serve as a standalone text or as a supplement to research readings in any course on research methods.
The contents and examples are designed for anyone interested in behavioral research (not just information systems people), and so, the book should appeal to most business programs, social sciences, education, public health, and related disciplines.

Writing Commons
Joseph Moxley
Writing Commons is a free, online textbook. As outlined by the Site Map, Writing Common provides a comprehensive introduction to academic writing. It covers all of the topics addressed by traditional firstyear composition textbooks: writing strategies, information literacy, research methods, citation style.
The core of this project is Professor Joseph Moxley's College Writing Online, which was originally published by Longman/Pearson. In 2004 this work was awarded the Distinguished Book Award from Computers and Composition, an international journal.

Numerical Methods with Applications
Autar K. Kaw, Egwu K. Kalu, and Duc Nguyen
This book entitled Numerical Methods with Applications is written primarily for engineering and science undergraduates taking a course in Numerical Methods. The textbook offers a unique treatise to numerical methods which is based on a holistic approach and short chapters. This book is a product of many years of work on educational projects funded since 2002 by the National Science Foundation. Since our belief continues to embrace open and uncomplicated dissemination, individual chapters of the book in pdf form are always available free of charge.

Topics in Contemporary Mathematics, Enhanced Edition, 9th Edition
Ignacio Bello, Jack R. Britton, and Anton Kaul
***While the entire text of this book is not open access, we have chosen to include this with our Open Access Text Book Series due to the large amount of material that has been made available. Additional Information and original source of material can be located at www.onlinebello.com
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Written for the Math for Liberal Arts course, TOPICS IN CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS helps users see math at work in the world by presenting problem solving in purposeful and meaningful contexts.
Many of the problems in the text demonstrate how math relates to subjects—such as sociology, psychology, business, and technology—that generally interest students.

MAC 1105: College Algebra
Marcus McWaters
These videos are being used as instructional aides by Professor Ignacio Bello, of the University of South Florida Mathematics Department, College of Arts & Sciences, to help students in the College Algebra (MAC 1105) classes.

Journalism 2.0: How to Survive and Thrive
Mark Briggs
This handbook introduces journalists to the skills necessary to survive and thrive in the digital environment. The content is practical, not conceptual, and readers will be able to perform skills the same day they read about them. The handbook is organized to focus on on discipline at a time, and guides users along the way, breaking down each skill and technology into digestible lessons that will be immediately usable.

Introduction to Matrix Algebra: Second edition
Autar K. Kaw
As part of the selfsustaining dissemination plan submitted to the sponsor, the book is available for a nominal charge only via lulu.com as a soft cover book. Proceeds from the book will allow the author to expand the book with more examples/problems and additional chapters in the future. Since our belief continues to embrace open and uncomplicated dissemination, the book chapters in pdf format complete with audiovisual lectures, multiple choice test and problem sett questions is available free of charge.