Great News! Your course is using an Open Education digital textbook!
What does Open Education mean?
Open Education textbooks are a type of Open Education Resource (OER) that have been licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. Open Education textbooks are free for you to use. This book is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-Alike 4.0 license (CC BY NC SA 4.0) which allows you to make changes, save, and print this book as long as the use is non-commercial. Unlike other ebooks, this book does not require a username and password, and you can keep it forever!
What does digital mean?
This textbook is provided in multiple file types that you can access on most smartphones, tablets, and computers. The web-based format means additional information, such as alternative image tags and live links, can be included. You can also download a PDF file that has been optimized to work with the most common forms of adaptive technology, or a file type that works with an e-book reader. You can use handy features such as highlighting, note-taking, and using ctrl-f to find concepts quickly within the e-book to help you with your studies. Copy and paste sections into your favourite flashcard or study system and share with friends!
Can I print a copy of this book?
Yes, the open license means that you can print any or all parts of this book for personal use. For example, you can take the PDF file to the X-Docs Centre on campus and have the book printed in black and white, double sided, coil bound for approximately $25.00 + GST. (Costs may change without notice.)
(OER logo by Skyline College is licensed under CC BY 4.0)