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STEM Textbooks Available for Loan

The following textbooks are available for loan for free to STEM Pathways Participants:
Math Texbooks for Loan
  • Trigonometry, Ratti, ISBN:978-0-321-56798-7
  • Precalculus, Sullivan, ISBN:978-0-321-97907-0 (10E)
  • Calculus, Briggs, ISBN:978-0-321-95435-0 (2E)
  • A First Course in Differential Equations with Modelling Applications, Zill, ISBN:978-1-305-96572-0 (11E)
  • A First Course in Diffential Equations, Zill, ISBN:978-0-534-37388-7 (5E)
  • A First Course in Differential Equations-Student Solutions, Wright, ISBN:978-0-534-38280-3 (5E)
  • Strategies for Success-Study Skills for the College Math Student, Marecek and Anthony-Smith, ISBN:978-0-321-96988-0 (2E)
  • Finite Mathematics, Lial, Greenwell, and Ritchey, ISBN:978-0-321-74899-7 (10E)
  • Elementary Linear Algebra, Larson, ISBN:978-1-337-13121-6 (8E)
Chemistry Textbooks
  • A Small Scale Approach to Organic Laboratory Techniques, Pavia, ISBN:978-1-4390-4932-7 (3E)
  • Biochemistry - Concepts and Connections, Appling, Anthony-Cahill, and Mathews, ISBN:978-0-13-385349-0
  • Molecular Model Set for Organic Chemistry, Molymod, ISBN:0-205-08136-3
  • Chemistry-A Molecular Approach, Tro, ISBN:978-1-269-40962-9 (3E)
  • Introductory Chemistry, Tro, ISBN:978-1-323-76854-9
biology, computer science, and electrical engineering textbooks
Computer Science:
  • Data Structures Using C++, Malik, ISBN:978-0-324-78201-1 (2E)
  • C++ : From Control Structures through Objects, Gaddis, 978-0-13-449837-9 (9E)
  • Bio 7 - Lab Manual-Los Angeles City College, Vodopich and Moore, ISBN:978-1-260-07039-2
  • Basic Engineering Circuit Analysis, Irwin, ISBN:978-1-118-53929-3 (11E)
  • Materials Science and Engineering, Callister and Rethwisch, 978-1-118-32457-8 (9E)
  • Vector Mechanics for Engineers-Statics, Beer, Johnson, and Mazurek, 978-0-07-768730-4 (11E)
  • Physics - Vol 1, Openstax, 978-1-938168-27-7
  • Physics-Volume 1-Chapters 1-20, Giancoli, 978-0-558-87654-8
  • Physics-Volume 2-Chapters 21-35, Giancoli, 978-0-558-87655-5
  • Physics-Volume 3-Chapters 36-44, Giancoli, 978-0-558-87656-2

How to borrow STEM Textbooks:

1) You must be a STEM Pathways participant

2) Print out a copy of your registration receipt for the upcoming or current semester as proof you are registered in the courses associated with the textbooks you want to borrow. Ensure you have your Student ID card too.

3) Come to FH-306 during STEM Learning Center open hours and speak to Eddie Galeana or Jayesh Bhakta. You will be given an aggreement to sign before the textbooks are given to you. The textbooks must be returned at the end of the semester as will be indicated in the aggreement.


 Contact Us

Jayesh Bhakta, Ph. D.
Department Chair of Physics and Engineering/Faculty Lead for STEM Pathways
(323) 953-4000 ext.2923

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