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Course Code Course Name Instructor Names Item Title Contributors Find Item
AAAS146.001 Motown and American Soul Music - Duplicate Kelley Dancing in the streets : a history of collective joy Ehrenreich, Barbara Find info in Sakai course
BIOCHEM301.01 Intro Biochemistry I Coggins, Brian Lehninger principles of biochemistry Nelson, David L. (David Lee), 1942-; Cox, Michael M.,; Lehninger, Albert L. Principles of biochemistry See item info
BIOLOGY202L.001 Genetics and Evolution Willis, John Molecular biology of the cell Alberts, Bruce, See item info
BIOLOGY212L.01 GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY Dong, Xinnian Brock biology of microorganisms Madigan, Michael T., 1949-; Bender, Kelly S., 1977-; Buckley, Daniel H. (Daniel Hezekiah); Sattley, W. Matthew, 1975-; Stahl, David Allan, 1949- See item info
BIOLOGY223.01; NEUROSCI223.02 Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology - Duplicate Newpher, Thomas Neuroscience Purves, Dale, Find info in Sakai course
BIOLOGY223.002 Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology Newpher, Thomas Neuroscience Purves, Dale, See item info
BIOLOGY329L.001 Principles Animal Physics Nijhout Animal physiology Hill, Richard W.,; Wyse, Gordon A.,; Anderson, Margaret, 1941- See item info
BME221DL.001 Biomaterials Collier, Joel Biomaterials : the Intersection of biology and materials science Temenoff, J. S.,; Mikos, Antonios G., See item info
BME244L.01 Quantitative Physiology with Biostatistical Applications Wallace, Charles Guyton and Hall textbook of medical physiology Hall, John E. See item info
BME260L.001 Modeling Cellular and Molecular Systems Saterbak Bioengineering fundamentals Saterbak, Ann,; San, Ka-Yiu,; McIntire, Larry V., See item info
BME271D.01 Signals and Systems Buckholz, Libby Fundamentals of signals and systems using the Web and MATLAB Kamen, Edward W; Heck, Bonnie S See item info
BME303L.001 Modern Diagnostic Imaging Systems Bucholz, Libby Medical imaging signals and systems Prince, Jerry L.,; Links, Jonathan M., See item info
BME354.01 Introduction to Medical Instrumentation Viventi, Jonathan Medical instrumentation : application and design Webster, John G., 1932-; Nimunkar, Amit J.,; Clark, John W. (John William), 1936- See item info
CHEM201DL.01 Organic Chemistry I Cox, Charles T. Organic chemistry Loudon, G. Marc; Parise, Jim, 1978- Find info in Sakai course
CHEM201DL.01 Organic Chemistry I Cox, Charles T. Organic chemistry Loudon, G. Marc,; Parise, Jim, 1978- Find info in Sakai course
CHEM201DL.01 Organic Chemistry I Cox, Charles T. Study guide and solutions manual to accompany Organic chemistry Parise, Jim, 1978-; Loudon, G. Marc,; Bonner, Lisa, Find info in Sakai course
CHEM201DL.01 Organic Chemistry I Cox, Charles T. Study guide and solutions manual to accompany Organic chemistry, sixth edition Parise, Jim, 1978-; Loudon, G. Marc, Find info in Sakai course
CHEM202DL.01 Organic Chemistry II Cox, Charles T. Organic chemistry Loudon, G. Marc; Parise, Jim, 1978- See item info
CHEM202DL.01 Organic Chemistry II Cox, Charles T. Organic chemistry Loudon, G. Marc,; Parise, Jim, 1978- See item info
CHEM202DL.01 Organic Chemistry II Cox, Charles T. Study guide and solutions manual to accompany Organic chemistry Parise, Jim, 1978-; Loudon, G. Marc,; Bonner, Lisa, See item info
CHEM202DL.01 Organic Chemistry II Cox, Charles T. Study guide and solutions manual to accompany Organic chemistry, sixth edition Parise, Jim, 1978-; Loudon, G. Marc, See item info
CHEM210D.001 Modern Applications of Chemical Principles Canelas, Dorian Chemical principles Zumdahl, Steven S.,; DeCoste, Donald J., See item info
CHINESE101.001 First-Year Chinese I Tianshu, He Chinese link : Level 1 Wu, Sue-mei, 1968-; Yu, Yueming, 1944-; Zhang, Yanhui, 1974-; Tian, Weizhong,; 吴素美, 1968-; 于月明, 1944-; 张燕辉, 1974-; 田维忠, Find info in Sakai course
COMPSCI210D.001 INTRO TO COMPUTER SYSTEMS Velasco and Lentz Computer systems : a programmer's perspective Bryant, Randal E.,; O'Hallaron, David R. (Davie Richard), 1955- See item info
COMPSCI216.01 Everything Data Stephens-Martinez, Kristi Python Data Science Handbook See item info
COMPSCI230.001 Discrete Math for Computer Science Munagala Discrete mathematics for computer scientists Stein, Clifford, 1965-; Drysdale, Robert L., 1951-; Bogart, Kenneth P See item info
COMPSCI230.001 Discrete Math for Computer Science Munagala Structure and interpretation of computer programs Abelson, Harold; Sussman, Gerald Jay; Sussman, Julie See item info
COMPSCI356.01 Computer Network Architecture Gong, Neil Computer networking : a top-down approach Kurose, James F.,; Ross, Keith W., 1956- See item info
COMPSCI356.01 Computer Network Architecture - Duplicate Gong, Neil Computer networking : a top-down approach Kurose, James F.,; Ross, Keith W., 1956- Find info in Sakai course
CULANTH104D.01 Introduction to Human Rights Kirk, Robin Proud shoes : the story of an American family Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985 See item info
CULANTH104D.01 Introduction to Human Rights Kirk, Robin The reader Schlink, Bernhard; Janeway, Carol Brown See item info
CULANTH335 History of Hip-Hop Douthit, Patrick Chronicling Stankonia : the rise of the hip-hop South Bradley, Regina N., 1984- See item info
ECE110L.001 Fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering Smith, David Introduction to electric circuits Svoboda, James A; Dorf, Richard C See item info
ECE110L.001 Fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering Smith, David Practical electronics for inventors Scherz, Paul,; Monk, Simon See item info
ECE230L.001 Introduction to Microelectronic Devices and Circuits Brown, April Semiconductor physics and devices : basic principles Neamen, Donald A See item info
ECE250D.001 Computer Architecture Sorin, Daniel Computer organization and design : the hardware Patterson, David A.,; Hennessy, John L., See item info
ECE270DL.001 Fields and Waves: Fundamentals of Information Propagation - Duplicate Cummer, Steven Elements of electromagnetics Sadiku, Matthew N. O., See item info
ECE280L.02 Intro to Signals and Systems - Duplicate Krolik Linear systems and signals Lathi, B. P. (Bhagwandas Pannalal),; Green, R. A. (Roger A.), See item info
ECON104D.01 Statistical Foundations of Econometrics and Data Science Reshidi,Pellumb Statistics for business and economics McClave, James T.,; Benson, P. George, 1946-; Sincich, Terry, See item info
ECON174.01 Financial Accounting Skender, CJ Financial accounting Hoyle, Joe Ben,; Skender, C. J., 1954-; Kratz, Leah (Accounting teacher), See item info
ECON201D.001 Intermediate Microeconomics - Duplicate Abdulkadiroglu, Atila Microeconomics : an intuitive approach with calculus Nechyba, Thomas J., 1968- See item info
ECON204D.001 Intermediate Microeconomics I - Duplicate DiSimone Introductory econometrics : a modern approach Wooldridge, Jeffrey M., 1960- See item info
ECON205D.001 Intermediate Microeconomics II - Duplicate Arcidiacano, Peter Game theory for applied economists Gibbons, Robert, 1958- See item info
ECON205D.001 Intermediate Microeconomics II - Duplicate Arcidiacano, Peter Microeconomics : an intuitive approach with calculus Nechyba, Thomas J., 1968- See item info
ECS101.03 The Dynamic Earth - Duplicate Glass, Alexander Earth : an introduction to physical geology Tarbuck, Edward J; Lutgens, Frederick K See item info
ECS101.03 The Dynamic Earth - Duplicate Glass, Alexander Essentials of geology Marshak, Stephen, 1955- See item info
EDUC101.01 Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education - Duplicate Anderson, Amy Teachers, schools, and society : a brief introduction to education Sadker, David Miller, 1942-; Zittleman, Karen R., See item info
EGR103.001 Computational Methods in Engineering - Duplicate Gustafson, Michael Think Python Find info in Sakai course
EGR201L.001 Mechanics of Solids - Duplicate Nadeau, Joseph Statics and mechanics of materials Hibbeler, R. C., See item info
EGR244.001 Dynamics - Duplicate Santillan, Sophia Engineering dynamics : a comprehensive introduction Kasdin, N. Jeremy; Paley, Derek A., 1974- Find info in Sakai course
ENVIRON102.01 Introduction to Environmental Sciences and Policy - Duplicate Wernegreen, Jennifer The Environment and you Christensen, Norman L., 1946-; Leege, Lissa,; St. Juliana, Justin, See item info
EOS103.01 CLIMATE CHANGE - Duplicate Shindell, Drew Earth's climate : past and future Ruddiman, W. F. (William F.), 1943- See item info
EVANTH260.01; NEUROSCI260.01; psy255.01 Human Cognitive Evolution Hare, Brian Survival of the friendliest : understanding our origins and rediscovering our common humanity Hare, Brian, 1976-; Woods, Vanessa, 1977- See item info
FRENCH101.01 Elementary French 1 - Duplicate Staff, Departmental Cosmopolite 1 : Cahier d'activités Hirschsprung, Nathalie,; Mater, Anaïs,; Mathieu-Benoit, Émilie,; Mous, Nelly,; Tricot, Tony, Find info in Sakai course
FRENCH101.01 Elementary French 1 - Duplicate Staff, Departmental Cosmopolite 1 : méthode de français, A1 Hirschsprung, Nathalie,; Tricot, Tony, Find info in Sakai course
FRENCH102.01 Elementary French 2 - Duplicate Staff, Departmental Cosmopolite 1 : Cahier d'activités Hirschsprung, Nathalie,; Mater, Anaïs,; Mathieu-Benoit, Émilie,; Mous, Nelly,; Tricot, Tony, Find info in Sakai course
FRENCH102.01 Elementary French 2 - Duplicate Staff, Departmental Cosmopolite 1 : méthode de français, A1 Hirschsprung, Nathalie,; Tricot, Tony, Find info in Sakai course
FRENCH203.01 Advanced Intermediate French Language and Culture - Duplicate STAFF, DEPARTMENTAL Cosmopolite 3 : Cahier d'activités Dorey-Mater, Anaïs,; Mathieu-Benoit, Émilie,; Briet-Peslin, Nelly, Find info in Sakai course
FRENCH204.01 Advanced Intermediate French Language and Culture STAFF, DEPARTMENTAL LE JEU DES HIRONDELLES. MOURIR PARTIR REVENIR Find info in Sakai course
HISTORY112.01 SEXUAL PLEASURE/MODERN WORLD - Duplicate Sigal, Peter The feminist porn book : the politics of producing pleasure Taormino, Tristan, 1971-; Shimizu, Celine Parreñas,; Penley, Constance, 1948-; Miller-Young, Mireille, 1976-; Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture See item info
HISTORY345.01 North American Environmental History - Duplicate Peck, Gunther Blue Ridge commons : environmental activism and forest history in western North Carolina Newfont, Kathryn See item info
HISTORY345.01 North American Environmental History - Duplicate Peck, Gunther Cold War Dixie : Militarization and Modernization in the American South See item info
HISTORY345.01 North American Environmental History - Duplicate Peck, Gunther Looking for longleaf : the fall and rise of an American forest Earley, Lawrence S See item info
HISTORY345.01 North American Environmental History - Duplicate Peck, Gunther The waterman's song : slavery and freedom in maritime North Carolina See item info
HISTORY345.01 North American Environmental History - Duplicate Peck, Gunther War Upon the Land : Military Strategy and the Transformation of Southern Landscapes During the American Civil War See item info
ITALIAN101.01 Elementary Italian 1 - Duplicate Staff, Departmental Sentieri : attraverso l'Italia contemporanea Cozzarelli, Julia Find info in Sakai course
ITALIAN102.01 Elementary Italian 2 - Duplicate Staff, Departmental Sentieri : attraverso l'Italia contemporanea Cozzarelli, Julia Find info in Sakai course
MATH105L.001 Laboratory Calculus and Functions I - Duplicate Staff, Dept. Calculus : single and multivariable Hughes-Hallett, Deborah,; Gleason, Andrew M.,; McCallum, William Gordon, Find info in Sakai course
MATH106L.001 Laboratory Calculus and Functions II - Duplicate Staff, Dept. Calculus : single and multivariable Hughes-Hallett, Deborah,; Gleason, Andrew M.,; McCallum, William Gordon, Find info in Sakai course
MATH111L.011 Laboratory Calculus I - Duplicate Viel, Shira Calculus : single and multivariable Hughes-Hallett, Deborah,; Gleason, Andrew M.,; McCallum, William Gordon, Find info in Sakai course
MATH112L.011 Laboratory Calculus II - Duplicate Dept. Staff Calculus : single and multivariable Hughes-Hallett, Deborah,; Gleason, Andrew M.,; McCallum, William Gordon, Find info in Sakai course
MATH212.001 Multivariable Calculus - Duplicate Liss Multivariable calculus Edwards, C. Henry (Charles Henry), 1937- Find info in Sakai course
MATH218D-1.001 Matrices and Vector Spaces - Duplicate Rabinoff, Joseph Introduction to linear algebra Strang, Gilbert, Find info in Sakai course
MATH218D-2.001 Matrices and Vector Spaces - Duplicate Fitzpatrick, Brian Introduction to linear algebra Strang, Gilbert, Find info in Sakai course
MATH219.001 Multivariable Calculus - Duplicate Staff, Dept. Multivariable calculus Edwards, C. Henry (Charles Henry), 1937- Find info in Sakai course
MATH221.001 Linear Algebra and Applications - Duplicate Regan, Margaret Abstract algebra : a geometric approach Shifrin, Theodore, 1953- Find info in Sakai course
MATH230.001 Probability - Duplicate Staff, Dept. Probability Pitman, Jim Find info in Sakai course
MATH343.001 Theory and Methods of Statistical Learning and Inference - Duplicate Xu, Jason Probability and statistics DeGroot, Morris H., 1931-1989; Schervish, Mark J Find info in Sakai course
MATH353.001 Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations - Duplicate Venakides,Stephanos Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems Find info in Sakai course
ME221L.001 Structure and Properties of Solids - Duplicate Ni, Xiaoyue Materials science and engineering : an introduction Callister, William D., Jr., 1940-; Rethwisch, David G., Find info in Sakai course
ME321L.001 Mechanical Engineering Analysis for Design - Duplicate Simmons, Rebecca Shigley's mechanical engineering design. Budynas, Richard G. (Richard Gordon); Nisbett, J. Keith; Shigley, Joseph Edward. Mechanical engineering design Find info in Sakai course
ME336L.001 Fluid Mechanics - Duplicate chen Introduction to fluid mechanics Shaughnessy, Edward J; Katz, Ira M., 1958-; Schaffer, James P Find info in Sakai course
ME344.01 Control of Dynamic Systems Bridgeman, Leila Control systems engineering Nise, Norman S Find info in Sakai course
ME424L.001 Mechanical Systems Design - Duplicate Twiss, Robert Shigley's mechanical engineering design. Budynas, Richard G. (Richard Gordon); Nisbett, J. Keith; Shigley, Joseph Edward. Mechanical engineering design Find info in Sakai course
MUSIC335 History of Hip-Hop - Duplicate Douthit, Patrick Chronicling Stankonia : the rise of the hip-hop South Bradley, Regina N., 1984- Find info in Sakai course
NEUROSCI102.01 Biological Bases of Behavior (Team-Based Learning) - Duplicate Ng,Minna Biological psychology Kalat, James W., Find info in Sakai course
PHYSICS141L.001 General Physics I - Duplicate Brown, Robert University physics with modern physics Young, Hugh D.,; Freedman, Roger A.,; Young, Hugh D. Sears and Zemansky's university physics Find info in Sakai course
PHYSICS363.001 INTRODUCTION TO THERMAL PHYSICS An introduction to thermal physics Find info in Sakai course
PSY103D.001 Developmental Psychology: Introduction and Survey - Duplicate Kushnir How children develop Siegler, Robert S.,; DeLoache, Judy S.,; Eisenberg, Nancy,; Gershoff, Elizabeth T.,; Saffran, Jenny,; Leaper, Campbell, 1955- See item info
PSY104.01 Social Psychology - Duplicate Gaither, Sarah Social psychology Gilovich, Thomas,; Keltner, Dacher,; Chen, Serena,; Nisbett, Richard E., Find info in Sakai course
PSY105.001 Abnormal Psychology - Duplicate Samenz-Larkin, Silvia Essentials of abnormal psychology Durand, Vincent Mark,; Barlow, David H.,; Hofmann, Stefan G., Find info in Sakai course
PSY107.01 Bio Bases of Behavior Williams, Christina The mind's machine : foundations of brain and behavior Watson, Neil V. (Neil Verne), 1962-; Breedlove, S. Marc, Find info in Sakai course
SPANISH101.01 Elementary Spanish 1 Staff, Dept. Proyectos Contreras, Fernando,; Pérez Ovalle, Javier,; Rosales Varo, Francisco, Find info in Sakai course
SPANISH101.01 Elementary Spanish 1 Staff, Dept. Una aventura de WhatsApp : a short story in Spanish Danader, María, Find info in Sakai course
SPANISH102.01 Elementary Spanish 2 - Duplicate Staff, Dept. Proyectos Contreras, Fernando,; Pérez Ovalle, Javier,; Rosales Varo, Francisco, Find info in Sakai course
SPANISH102.01 Elementary Spanish 2 - Duplicate Staff, Dept. Una aventura de WhatsApp : a short story in Spanish Danader, María, Find info in Sakai course
SPANISH203.01 Intermediate Spanish Fernandez,Bethzaida Proyectos Contreras, Fernando,; Pérez Ovalle, Javier,; Rosales Varo, Francisco, Find info in Sakai course
SPANISH204.001 Intermediate Spanish Ewing,Rebecca A Proyectos Contreras, Fernando,; Pérez Ovalle, Javier,; Rosales Varo, Francisco, Find info in Sakai course
STA101L.01 Data Analysis and Statistical Inference - Duplicate OpenIntro Statistics 4th edition Find info in Sakai course
STA101L.01 Data Analysis and Statistical Inference OpenIntro Statistics 4th edition Find info in Sakai course