Save money on textbooks and course materials

In partnership with the University of Minnesota Bookstores, the University Libraries provides you with a list of free U of M required books. All books are free for U of MN - Twin Cities’ students to read online and to checkout.

Using the collection

  1. Check the list below to see if the Libraries has your required textbook available for free online.
  2. Use Libraries Search above to try to find print or older editions. Sometimes you can use an older edition. 
  3. If the University Libraries doesn't have it, request it from z.umn.edu/uborrow.
  4. Review other ways to save below.
  5. Instructors, contact us at coursematerials@umn.edu if you would like us to try to find an unlimited use ebook for your course!

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Summer 2022 Ebooks

We will be continually adding ebooks to this list. Keep checking for new courses and titles!

Course Ebook title
ABUS 3052-301 The gig economy
ABUS 4545-301 My grandmother's hands : racialized trauma and the pathway to mending our hearts and bodies /
ABUS 4545-301 Everyday bias : identifying and navigating unconscious judgment in our daily lives /
ABUS 4545-301 How to be an antiracist /
ABUS 4545-301 White fragility : why it's so hard for White people to talk about racism /
ADDS 5031-001 Handbook of clinical psychopharmacology for therapists /
ADDS 5041-ALL Motivational interviewing : helping people change /
ADDS 5071-301 Integrated treatment for dual disorders : a guide to effective practice /
ADDS 5091-001 The addiction treatment planner.
ADDS 5091-001 Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders : DSM-5
ADDS 5121-001 The resilient practitioner : burnout and compassion fatigue prevention and self-care strategies for the helping professions /
AMIN 1003-001 Indian boyhood /
BBE 3201-001 On food and cooking : the science and lore of the kitchen /
CI 5102-ALL Make Me! : understanding and engaging student resistance in school /
CI 5483-001 Speaking out : storytelling and creative drama for children /
CI 5530-001 Teaching high school science through inquiry and argumentation /
CSPH 5317-001 Healing depression the mind-body way : creating happiness through meditation, yoga, and ayurveda /
CSPH 5317-001 Inside the yoga sutras : a comprehensive sourcebook for the study and practice of Patanjali's Yoga sutras /
CSPH 5317-001 Yoga as medicine the yogic prescription for health & healing : a Yoga journal book /
CSPH 5431-001 Integrative medicine /
CSPH 5522-001 The profession and practice of horticultural therapy /
CSPH 5535-001 Reiki : a comprehensive guide /
CSPH 5631-001 Transformative imagery : cultivating the imagination for healing, change and growth /
CSPH 5706-001 Lifestyle medicine : lifestyle, the environment and preventive medicine in health and disease /
CSPH 5707-001 Lifestyle medicine : lifestyle, the environment and preventive medicine in health and disease /
CSPH 5707-001 Mosby's diagnostic and laboratory test reference /
CSPH 5707-001 Motivational interviewing : helping people change /
CSPH 5707-001 You don't look sick! : living well with invisible chronic illness /
CSPH 5708-001 Living deeply : the art & science of transformation in everyday life /
DDS 6231-001 Little and Falace's dental management of the medically compromised patient /
DDS 6253-001 Robbins basic pathology /
DDS 6451-002 Cohen's pathways of the pulp /
DDS 6491-001 Misch's contemporary implant dentistry /
ECON 4317-001 The Chinese economy : adaptation and growth /
ECON 4331W-001 The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality /
ENGL 1301W-001 Sing, unburied, sing : a novel /
ENGL 1301W-001 The latehomecomer : a Hmong family memoir /
ENGW 1101W-001 Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life /
EPSY 5243-001 Evaluation in organizations : a systematic approach to enhancing learning, performance, and change /
FSOS 3426-001 Substance Abuse And The Family: Assessment And Treatment
HIST 1364-001 The collapse of Western civilization : a view from the future /
HIST 3401W-001 Laywomen And The Making Of Colonial Catholicism In New Spain, 1630-1790
HIST 3401W-001 Exquisite slaves : race, clothing, and status in colonial Lima /
HIST 3401W-001 Indian and slave royalists in the Age of Revolution : reform, revolution, and royalism in the northern Andes, 1780-1825 /
HRIR 5000-001 The five dysfunctions of a team : a leadership fable /
HSCI 1815-001 Transforming matter : a history of chemistry from alchemy to the buckyball /
HSCI 1815-001 Evolution: The History Of An Idea, Fourth Edition
HSM 4586-301 Applied problem-solving in healthcare management /
HSM 4588-301 Measuring quality improvement in healthcare : a guide to statistical process control applications /
HSM 6586-301 Applied problem-solving in healthcare management /
HSM 6588-301 Measuring quality improvement in healthcare : a guide to statistical process control applications /
IBH 6011-001 Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders : DSM-5-TR /
IBH 6036-101 The body keeps the score : brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma /
IBH 6061-001 Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders : DSM-5
JOUR 4251-001 The psychology of advertising /
LAMP 4177-301 Robbins basic pathology /
LAS 3401W-001 Laywomen And The Making Of Colonial Catholicism In New Spain, 1630-1790
LAS 3401W-001 Exquisite slaves : race, clothing, and status in colonial Lima /
LAS 3401W-001 Indian and slave royalists in the Age of Revolution : reform, revolution, and royalism in the northern Andes, 1780-1825 /
MDI 5002-001 Forecasting and management of technology /
MGMT 6004-070 Getting to yes : negotiating agreement without giving in /
MGMT 6465-050 The leadership challenge : how to make extraordinary things happen in organizations /
MSBA 6131-ALL Data science for business /
NURS 5115-001 Health informatics : an interprofessional approach /
NURS 5115-002 Health informatics : an interprofessional approach /
NURS 5200-001 Seidel's guide to physical examination /
NURS 6200-001 Middle range theory for nursing
NURS 6210-001 The labor progress handbook : early interventions to prevent and treat dystocia /
NURS 6210-001 Physical assessment of the newborn : a comprehensive approach to the art of physical examination /
NURS 6210-001 Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth : a Practical Guide /
NURS 6210-001 Varney's midwifery /
NURS 6210-001 Obstetrics: Normal And Problem Pregnancies, 8th Edition
NURS 6211-001 The labor progress handbook : early interventions to prevent and treat dystocia /
NURS 6211-001 Physical assessment of the newborn : a comprehensive approach to the art of physical examination /
NURS 6211-001 Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth : a Practical Guide /
NURS 6211-001 Varney's midwifery /
NURS 6211-001 Obstetrics: Normal And Problem Pregnancies, 8th Edition
NURS 6802-001 Learning supportive psychotherapy : an illustrated guide /
NURS 6802-001 Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse : a how-to guide for evidence-based practice /
NURS 7300-ALL Health program planning and evaluation : a practical, systematic approach for community health /
NURS 7508-001 Advanced practice nursing in the care of older adults /
NURS 7515-001 Bright futures : guidelines for health supervision of infants, children, and adolescents /
NURS 7518-001 Advanced practice nursing in the care of older adults /
NURS 7900-ALL Teaching in nursing and role of the educator : the complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development /
OLPD 5501-001 Evaluation in organizations : a systematic approach to enhancing learning, performance, and change /
OT 7821-002 Delivering health care in America : a systems approach /
OT 7841-002 Bailey's Research for the health professional /
OT 7841-002 Program development in the 21st century : an evidence-based approach to design, implementation, and evaluation /
OT 7841-002 Decolonizing wealth : indigenous wisdom to heal divides and restore balance /
OT 7841-002 Occupational therapy practice framework : domain & process /
OT 7841-002 Project management for the unofficial project manager /
PA 5136-001 Facilitating with ease! : core skills for facilitators, team leaders and members, managers, consultants, and trainers /
PHIL 1026W-101 Freedom is a constant struggle : Ferguson, Palestine, and the foundations of a movement /
PHIL 1026W-101 Portraits Of Violence: An Illustrated History Of Radical Thinking
POL 3766-001 The righteous mind : why good people are divided by politics and religion /
PT 6058-001 Fundamentals of musculoskeletal imaging /
PUBH 6060-101 Motivational interviewing in health care helping patients change behavior /
PUBH 6060-101 Motivational interviewing : helping people change /
PUBH 6420-320 The little SAS book : a primer : a programming approach /
PUBH 6711-101 Public health law : power, duty, restraint /
SOC 4149-001 The will to kill : making sense of senseless murder /
SW 8451-001 Clinician's thesaurus : the guide to conducting interviews and writing psychological reports /
SW 8451-001 Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders : DSM-5-TR /
SW 8451-001 Introductory textbook of psychiatry /
SW 8901-001 Cognitive-behavioral therapy for PTSD : a case formulation approach /
SW 8901-001 Trauma and recovery : the aftermath of violence--from domestic abuse to political terror /
TH 5183-001 Speaking out : storytelling and creative drama for children /
YOST 1366-001 Winter's bone a novel /
YOST 1366-001 -- y no se lo tragó la tierra /
YOST 1366-001 At-Risk: Stories.

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Other ways to save

Library course pages

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Content acquisition and discovery of resources

We help instructors find course content and materials already purchased through the University Libraries. We can also purchase new materials for student use based on need and availability. The Libraries has access to thousands of full-text databases, journals, and e-books that can easily be added to your course environment. Use library content to save students money.

Contact your department's subject librarian or course reserves staff to get started.

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