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CIS 135 Curated List

Course Outline of Records


New Perspectives Microsoft Office 2013 First Course

Book – (no holdings in CCC Library)

eBook- NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 (3 user usage available)


Microsoft Office 365 (2016) Introductory

Book – (CCC Reserves 10.18)

eBook – (3 user usage available)

MLA Handbook, 8th edition

Book (Print)- (CCC)

MLA Citation Guide- (CCC Online)

Handouts (CCC-print) 

Films and Videos

Films on Demand- Computer Science

Kanopy- Computer Science and Technology

Academic Videos online- Computer Science

Office 365 for dummies course. Getting familiar with Office 365 products (series)

John Wiley & Sons (2017) (CCC-online)

Microsoft Office 2013 Video (2013) (CC-BY-NC-SA) OER Common


Microsoft 365 portable genius (Buck, 2021) (CCC eBook)

Learn microsoft office 2019 : a guide to getting started with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook (Foulkes, 2020) (CCC eBook)

Microsoft Office 2013/365 and beyond : computer concepts and applications (Richardson, 2015) (CCC eBook)


Business Computers 365 (OER textbook) (Lacher, 2019) (CC BY NC SA) "Intro to Computer Applications or Business Computers for Office 365." Organized into chapters on Personal Computer Basics, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

Computer Applications for Managers (OER course) CC BY NC SA) (Lumen Learning) “This course is aimed at beginning to intermediate computer users. It teaches a range of computer skills from the basics of using Windows to creating projects using Microsoft Office

Computer Fundamentals for Technical Students (Heisserer, 2021) (CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0) Libretext       ” This text was created to provide students enrolled in Technical Education Programs or professionals in business and industry with contextual learning opportunities to develop the necessary computer skills

CIS101 - Computer Fundamentals (OER course) (Linn-Benton Community College, 2016) (CC BY NC) In this course, students will learn basic Microsoft Windows 10 Operating Systems skills (including Core PC Hardware Components, Graphical User Interface, Local and Cloud File Management, Applications, Internet Browsers, Security, and key System Utilities), Google Email, Contacts, Calendar, and Drive applications, as well as introduction to Word Processing, Spreadsheet and Presentation applications

Computer Skills Curriculum for Adult Learners (OER course curriculum) (Lehane, 2016) (CC BY NC SA) "This computer skills curriculum is designed for teaching computer skills, MS programs, and Social Media awareness to adult learners. The curriculum uses visual aids, practical application and performance based assessments making it appropriate for ESL learners as well as native English speakers

OER Repositories

OER Commons (2021) (CC-BY-NC-SA) Open Educational Resources (OER) network for collaboration among the California community college system

Open Text (2021) (CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0)- Provide textbooks, videos, and presentations for Computer Science (General)

Open Text (2021) (CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0)- Provide textbooks, videos, and presentations for Computer Science

Sample Canvas Shell

Computer Fundamentals Online

Note: The library can buy both print and electronic copies of titles like those listed.  In the past, the library has purchased up to 3 print copies of a reserve title.  We are not able to buy multiple copies of eBook titles. When possible, the library buys eBooks that can have unlimited simultaneous users.  However, per the publisher, some eBooks are limited to 3 or even 1 user at a time.  The library does not buy class sets of books.  For class sets please contact Maritez Apigo for a grant application.