U of R Open Textbooks

Thanks to funding from the Government of Saskatchewan, the University of Regina is able to offer the following books online, for free. The Open Textbook Publishing Program provides students and instructors with easily accessible, peer reviewed resources, and aims to democratize the learning experience by saving students the cost of books, improving student grades and retention, and giving instructors the ability to customize their course materials.

These texts are available to download, to print out, or to read online in a variety of formats including PDF, e-book, and html—free of charge.

Cree: Language of the Plains

Cree: Language of the Plains / nēhiyawēwin: paskwāwi-pīkiskwēwin

Written by: Dr. Jean L. Okimāsis
Release date: August 2018

Cree: Language of the Plains is a comprehensive educational resource, offering a broad range of learning materials that is easily accessible to Cree language learners. This collection includes an updated and redesigned Cree language textbook..... read more.

Dissident Knowledge in Higher Education

Dissident Knowledge in Higher Education

Written by: James McNinch and Marc Spooner
Release date: May 2018

This collection includes some of the leading authorities in the field, including Marie Battiste, Noam Chomsky, Yvonna S. Lincoln, and Linda Tuhiwai Smith. It is geared towards courses that focus on methodology, colonialism..... read more.

Financial Empowerment

Financial Empowerment: Personal Finance for Indigenous and Non-Indigenous People

Edited by: Dr. Bettina Schneider
Release date: August 2018

Uniquely tailored to Indigenous students’ experiences and histories, Financial Empowerment covers a wide range of topics in financial planning, personal finance, and financial decision-making. Threaded throughout with Indigenous and Canadian content, videos with Elders are also included, offering students their perspectives to enhance the learning experience..... read more.


Leadership and Influencing Change in Nursing

Edited by: Dr. Joan Wagner
Release date: June 2018

Leadership and Influencing Change in Nursing is designed for a single-semester introduction to the professional nurse’s leadership role as both a care provider and a formal.... read more.