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Open Educational Resources (OER)

College of Business

The items suggested below are starting points.  To look at more extensive lists of resources, please refer to the "Finding OER" tab at the left.

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Subjects Included

  • Accounting
  • Business - General
  • Business Ethics
  • Business and Technology
  • Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Non-Profits

Licensing

  • CC by 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject, select title, and chose download format.

Subjects Included

  • Accounting
  • Accounting: Study & Revision Guides
  • Business & Management
  • Business & Management: Study & Revision Guides
  • Business & the Environment: 'Green' Approaches to Business
  • Business Applications
  • Business Communicationi & Presnetation
  • Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • Business Innovation
  • Business Mathematics & Systems
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Studies: General

Licensing

  • You can read the license for each item by doing the following:
    • Click on the title of the item you are interested in.
    • Click on the "Book License" button under the cover image of the book.
  • "If not stated otherwise, all works in the OAPEN Online Library fall under the OAPEN Deposit Licence – all rights reserved. End users are allowed to read the work online, download, print and copy it for their own personal purposes within the legal framework of their national copyright law. Beyond this all rights are reserved." - DOAB
  • You can also search by license type.

To Download

  • Select subject, select title and click on "Download URL".  You may also search for books

Subjects Included

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Economic Development
  • Economic Inequality
  • Engineering Management
  • Globalization
  • Health Administration
  • Hospitality Management
  • International Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Marketing
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Mercantilism
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Economics

Licensing

  • Various Creative Commons licenses including CC BY-NC-SA 3.0, CC BY 3.0 and CC BY-NC 4.0.  Check individual titles to see which Creative Commons License applies.  Chapter licenses may be found at the bottom of a chapter page.  For more information on their Copyright Policy (publication and use), see their Copyright Policy page.

To Download

  • Select a broad subject at the top or a finder subject category near the bottom of the page, select a narrower subject, select title, select a chapter, and click on the download link icon or the chapter download link below the PDF.

Subjects Included

  • Business
    • Accounting
    • Business
    • Finance
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Law

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To View

  • To navigate through the different bookshelves, click on "libraries" in the blue column on the left..  There, you have two options:
    • One, click on the title of the library and it will take you to the landing page for that library.  At that point, click on "Bookshelves" to see everything in that library.
    • Two, click on the drop down arrow then click on the specific subsection of that library that you would like to go to.
  • Once you click on a book, the download options will be at the top right.

Subjects Included

  • Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • E-Commerce
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Professional Coaching

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information

To Download

  • Choose discipline, select title, click "Go to Material," and use the resource (some may have a download link).

Subjects Included

  • Business Ethics

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject, select title and choose download format from right hand side.

Subjects Included

  • Business
  • Sloan School of Management

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose a topic under the heading "Online Textbooks then choose title.  Click on the "Readings" link on the left then browse through what is listed and follow download directions there. 

Subjects Included

  • Accounting
  • Communication
  • Finance
  • Journalism
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To View

  • Refine list by "Subject Area", select title then click "View Resource"

Subjects Included

  • Business
    • Accounting
    • Advertising
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • International Business
    • Management
    • Marketing

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information.

To Download

  • Use the drop down arrows to filter and search for resources.  Select title and choose download format.

Subjects Included

  • Principals of Accounting I, II and III
  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Law

Licensing

  • CC by 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select course and download files from Google Drive

Subjects Included

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Marketing

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose a subject, click "Read More" then choose to "Read this Book" by PDF or online.

Subjects Included

  • Business Communication for Success

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose a title from the list and click "Download Full Text" or choose individual chapters.