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NSCC Open Textbooks

A list of Open Textbooks being used at NSCC. Textbook content boxes are created for NSCC Open Textbook and hosted in this guide. The embed code for Textbook Content Boxes is shared so boxes can be added to Brightspace courses.

Three Open Educational Resources (OER) Guides -- What is the difference?

You are currently viewing the NSCC Open Textbooks Guide.

COMING SOON: New titles for the 2021/22 academic year may not have been added yet.

Open Textbooks being used at NSCC

This guide contains a textbook content box for every 'known' open textbook currently being used at NSCC.

  • Textbook content boxes are created for every textbook and hosted in this guide.
  • Adopted (being used as is) or adapted versions (modified and customized) of OPEN textbooks.
  • The embed code for Textbook Content Boxes is shared with faculty for addition to Brightspace courses.

Advantages of the Textbook Content Box

  • Easy way to provide stable access with links to Student Print on Demand (POD)
  • Includes a cover image of the textbook
  • Includes links to supplementary student resources that connect to the textbook when they are available.
  • Ensures faculty and students are accessing the NSCC edition of an open textbook.

Request Embed Codes

  • Send an email to copyright@nscc.ca to place a request.

More Information

  • Ready to use an Open Textbook? We have a new guide to support You -- NSCC OER Toolkit

How to use the Textbook Embed Code in Brightspace