Textbooks on Reserve

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The Library has provided textbooks on reserve for a selection of courses offered at Middletown since 2006. Below is the list of courses which currently have textbooks available on reserve. Faculty members, ask us to add a textbook on reserve with our Reserve Request Form!

  • Miami University Online Textbook Source - check to see which books are required for your courses.
  • OhioLINK Central Catalog - search to see if you can borrow a textbook from an OhioLINK library.
  • Open Textbook Collections - affordable alternatives to textbooks exist in open access textbooks and other materials (let your faculty member know).
  • Each textbook may be checked out for two hours, or also overnight if they are checked out within two hours of our closing time (they are due back an hour after the library opens the next day).
  • Only one copy of each textbook is available in most cases.
  • The textbooks are used for all sections of the courses offered at Middletown unless otherwise noted.
  • Donations of current textbooks by faculty and students are encouraged to expand the project (and stretch our library funds).
  • Reserve Materials - includes additional items not listed below (videos, supplemental readings) that instructors may place on reserve.
Course Author: Title Edition
APC 201 WRIGHT: HEALTH COMMUNICATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY 2ND ED
ART 181 LAZZARI: EXPLORING ART: A GLOBAL, THEMATIC APPROACH 5TH ED
ATH 175 SMITH: CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2ND ED
ATH 175 BASHKOW: THE MEANING OF WHITEMEN
ATH/ENG/GER 219 LANGUAGE FILES 12TH ED
BIO 121 WITTGOTT: ESSENTIAL ENVIRONMENT 6TH ED
BIO 161 MADER: HUMAN BIOLOGY 15TH ED
BIO 161 MADER: HUMAN BIOLOGY - LABORATORY MANUAL 15TH ED
BIO 171/172 SHIER: HOLE'S  HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 14TH ED
BIO 171/172 MARIEB: HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY MANUAL 13TH ED
BIO 176 VANKAT: THE NATURAL VEGETATION OF NORTH AMERICA 2009
BIO 176 STARR: PLANT STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION 14TH ED
CHM 131 TIMBERLAKE: CHEMISTRY: AN INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 13TH ED
CHM 131 TIMBERLAKE: STUDY GUIDE AND SELECTED SOLUTIONS MANUAL 13TH ED
CHM 141/142 WILE: CHEMISTRY 5TH ED
CHM 241/242 KLEIN: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 3RD ED
CHM 241/242 KLEIN: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY STUDENT STUDY GUIDE AND SOLUTIONS MANUAL 13TH ED
CIT 154 POATSY: MICROSOFT OFFICE 2016 VOL. 1
CIT 214 CORONEL: DATABASE SYSTEMS: DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION, AND MANAGEMENT 12TH ED
CIT 262 BRINKMAN: ETHICS IN A COMPUTING CULTURE
CIT 376 PASSING YOUR ITIL FOUNDATION EXAM
CJS 101 SCHMALLEGER: CRIMINAL JUSTICE TODAY 14TH ED
CJS 125 SPOHN: COURTS: A TEXT/READER 2ND ED
CJS 211 WALKER: THE POLICE IN AMERICA 9TH ED
CMR 105 KERIN: MARKETING: THE CORE 6TH ED
CMR 106 BOONE: CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS 17TH ED
CMR 108 BEATTY: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW 6TH ED
CMR 181 RUTKOSKY: MICROSOFT OFFICE 2016 MARQUEE SERIES
CMR 224 STANFIELD: ESSENTIAL MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 4TH ED
CMR 242 MARIOTTI: ENTREPRENEURSHIP 4TH ED
CMR 244 PENG: GLOBAL 4TH
CMR 263 INGRAM: SELL 5TH ED
CMR 263 O'GUINN: PROMO2 2ND ED
CMR 282 DAVIDSON: BENCHMARK SERIES: MICROSOFT EXCEL 2016 LEVEL 2
CMR 301 WHETTEN: DEVELOPING MANAGEMENT SKILLS 9TH ED
CMR 401 LUSSIER: LEADERSHIP 6TH ED
CMR 401 JOHNSON: WHO MOVED MY CHEESE?
CMR 401 RATH: STRENGTHSFINDER 2.0
CMR 401 DE BONO: SIX THINKING HATS
CMR 442 HBR'S 10 MUST READS ON INNOVATION
CMR 442 CROLL: LEAN ANALYTICS 1ST ED
CSE 163 HOISINGTON: MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC 2017 FOR WINDOWS, WEB, AND DATABASE APPLICATIONS: COMPREHENSIVE 2017
CSE 163 GASKIN: GO! WITH COMPUTER CONCEPTS GETTING STARTED 2ND ED
DST/EDP/SOC 272 SMART: DISABILITY, SOCIETY, AND THE INDIVIDUAL 3RD ED
ECO 201 COLANDER: MICROECONOMICS 10TH ED
EDL 204 QUANTZ: SOCIOLOGICAL STUDIES IN EDUCATION
EDP 201 O'DONNELL: EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 3RD ED
EDT 181/182 HEWITT: CONCEPTUAL PHYSICAL SCIENCE 6TH ED
EDT 190 FRASER: TEACH 2ND ED
ENG 007 MCWHORTER: SUCCESSFUL COLLEGE WRITING 6TH ED
ENG 111 RHETHAWKS! VOL 71
ENG 111 HACKER: A POCKET STYLE MANUAL 8TH ED
ENG/ATH/GER 219 LANGUAGE FILES 12TH ED
ENG 225 AMERICAN EARTH: ENVIRONMENTAL WRITING SINCE THOREAU
ENG 313 ANDERSON: TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION 9TH ED
FSW 201 DUBOIS: SOCIAL WORK: AN EMPOWERING PROFESSION 9TH ED
GER/ATH/ENG 219 LANGUAGE FILES 12TH ED
GLG 111/141 TARBUCK: EARTH: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY 12TH ED
GLG 141 HARRIS: GEOLOGY OF NATIONAL PARKS 6TH ED
HST 111 NORTHRUP: TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE
HST 112 WATSON: FREEDOM SUMMER
HST 197 DUIKER: WORLD HISTORY, VOLUME I: TO 1800 8TH ED
HST 197/198 LOCKARD: SOCIETIES, NETWORKS, AND TRANSITIONS 3RD ED
IDS 159 TAKAKI: A DIFFERENT MIRROR REV ED
IDS 159 HEUBERGGER: CULTURAL DIVERSITY: BUILDING SKILLS FOR AWARENESS, UNDERSTANDING, AND APPLICATION 3RD ED
IDS 159 WILLIAMS: IT'S THE LITTLE THINGS
KNH 188 FAHEY: FIT & WELL 12TH ED
MAC 143 CAMPBELL: MEDIA & CULTURE 11TH ED
MBI 111/161  COWAN: MICROBIOLOGY A SYSTEMS APPROACH 5TH ED
MBI 361  MERRILL: INTRODUCTION TO EPIDEMIOLOGY 7TH ED
MTH 115/116 MUSSER: MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS 10TH ED
MTH 125 STEWART: PRECALCULUS: MATHEMATICS FOR CALCULUS 7TH ED
MTH 151/251 STEWART: CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTALS 8TH ED
MUS 185 TITON: WORLDS OF MUSIC 4TH ED
PHY 101 HEWITT: CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS 12TH ED
PHY 111 CHAISSON: ASTRONOMY 8TH ED
PSY 112 HOCK: FORTY STUDIES THAT CHANGED PSYCHOLOGY 7TH ED
PSY 231 FELAMAN: DISCOVERING THE LIFE SPAN 4TH ED
PSY 271 GOLDSTEIN: COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY 4TH ED
PSY 293 ASPELMEIER: SPSS: A USER FRIENDLY APPROACH VERSION 22
PSY 293 MARTIN: DOING PSYCHOLOGY EXPERIMENTS 7TH ED
PSY 293 GRAVETTER: STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 10TH ED
SPN 101/102/111/201/202 BLANCO: VISTAS 5TH ED
STC 135 BEEBE: PUBLIC SPEAKING 9TH ED
STC 136 DEVITO: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION BOOK 14TH ED
THE 191 WILSON: THEATRE: THE LIVELY ART 9TH ED
WGS 201 SHAW: WOMEN'S VOICES, FEMINIST VISIONS 6TH ED

 

Last updated 4-8-19

History and Purpose
In a collaborative effort, the Gardner-Harvey Library, Miami Middletown Student Government (MMSG), academic departments, and individual faculty members brought together, starting in Fall 2006, a reserve collection of textbooks for Miami Plan or other introductory courses offered at Miami University Middletown. The aim was and is to assist students who may not be able to afford the textbooks or who may be delayed in purchasing them, and to give all students in the courses an opportunity to make use of their required texts while on campus. Given the ever-rising costs of textbooks, this project is aimed at making these materials for learning as widely available as possible, which is certainly a part of the Library's mission. A bit more on our motivation can be found in this article.

The program grew tremendously in 2008-2009 thanks to a gift from Robert and Nita Driscoll. Robert was an active member of the Middletown community and a patron of the Gardner-Harvey Library for many years. Mrs. Driscoll made this gift to the campus in memory and continuation of his efforts to support education. Textbooks have certainly not become cheaper, and this gift extends our reach to serve students.