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Food for Textbook Program

Fall Stats - 232 books checked out; 2520 lbs of food donatedFood for Textbook Program

Bring 10 cans of food to the Library to check out one textbook for the entire semester. Quantities are limited – first come, first served. Please check before bringing in your cans.

The Food for Textbook Program is made up of donated textbooks. Please consider donating your used textbooks to this program. Textbook donations are accepted at the Library Check Out Desk. You do not have to donate a textbook to participate in the Food for Textbook Program.

Note: Graphing calculators are also available to checkout through this program.

How the program works
  • Bring 10 cans of food to the Mission College Library to check out one textbook. Each 10 cans of food = one textbook.
  • Check out the textbook for the entire semester.
  • A current Mission College Student I.D. Card is required to participate in this program (Only Mission College students are eligible to check out material from this Program).
  • Donated canned food goes to Second Harvest Food Bank.
  • Quantities are limited – first come, first served.
How to check out a Food for Textbook book

Until supplies run out, bring your canned food to the Library Information Desk anytime during open hours. You will need to know your book title and course number. Note that books cannot be checked out until the first day of the term. For example, books for spring cannot be checked out until the first day of the spring semester.

Important: A current Mission College Student I.D. Card is required to participate in this program (Only Mission College students are eligible to check out material from this Program).

How to determine which textbooks are available

Below is the list of the current textbooks available for this program. Click on the textbook title to see how many copies we have and if any are available for checkout. The list will be updated throughout the semester as donations are received. If your title is not listed or is listed as out of stock, please check back as it may be added later.

Note: Graphing calculators are also available to checkout through this program. Refer to MAT on the list below for details.

Textbooks that are part of the Food for Textbook Program will list the location as MC Food for Textbook Collection in the catalog record. Refer to the Location List for a description of the different locations used in the Library's Online Catalog.

Course Textbook Title/Edition
ACC 001B Financial and Managerial Accounting / Mission College custom edition
ACC 040, 042, 044 Personal Finance / 6th Out of Stock
ACC 070 Ethical Obligations and Decision Making in Accounting Text and Cases / 4th
ART 01A A History of Western Art / 5th Out of Stock
BIO 001A, 001B Campbell Biology / 10th
BIO 001B Van de Graaff's Photographic Atlas for the Biology Laboratory / 7th
BIO 004 Microbiology: Laboratory Theory and Application / 3rd brief  Out of Stock
BIO 011 Human Biology / 15th Out of Stock
BIO 047 Human Anatomy / 8th Out of Stock
BUS 021 Introduction to Information Systems / 6th Out of Stock
BUS 021L Microsoft Office 2016: In Practice / 17th Out of Stock
CAP 046D New Perspectives Microsoft® Office 365 & PowerPoint® 2016 : Comprehensive / 1st Out of Stock
CHD 001 Children / 13th Out of Stock
CHD 002 Child, Family, and Community: Family-Centered Early Care and Education / 7th Out of Stock
CHD 013 Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves / 1st Out of Stock
CHM 001A, 001B Chemistry: Structure and Properties / 1st
CHM 002 Introductory Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach / 1st  Out of Stock
CHM 012A A Microscale Approach to Organic Laboratory Techniques / 5th
CIS 007 Introduction to Programming Using Python / 13th
CIS 037A C: How to Program / 8th
CIS 043 Java How to Program (Early Objects) / 10th Out of Stock
CIS 044 Data Structures and Abstractions with Java / 4th
COM 001 Essentials of Public Speaking / 5th Out of Stock
COU 005 On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life / 8th Out of Stock
COU 012 The Career Fitness Program: Exercising Your Options / 11th
ECN 001A Macroeconomics / 4th
ECN 001B Microeconomics / 4th
EGR 024 Fundamentals of Electric Circuits / 6th
ENG 001A On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life/ 8th Out of Stock
ENG 001A The Little Brown Reader / 12th
ENG 001B 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology / 5th
ESL 905AC On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life / 8th Out of Stock
ESL 930RV Insights: Reading for Today 2 / 5th
ESL 940GW Grammar Sense 2: Advanced Grammar and Writing / 2nd Out of Stock
ESL 950PL Targeting Pronunciation: Communicating Clearly in English / 2nd
FDR 058 Controlling Foodservice Costs / 2nd
HIS 017A America: A Concise History, Volume 1 / 6th Out of Stock
HIS 017A Introduction to American History, Volume 1 / 9th Out of Stock
HIS 017B Introduction to American History, Volume 2 / 9th Out of Stock
HUM 018 The African American People: A Global History / 2012
KIN 061A-D Yoga for the Joy of It! / 1st
MAT Graphing Calculator - Texas Instruments 83 Plus
Graphing Calculator - Texas Instruments 89
MAT 001 & 002 Precalculus - Concepts Through Functions... / 3rd
Note:
Does not include online access. Online access must be purchased separately (ask your instructor for details).
MAT 003A Calculus: Early Transcendental Functions / 7th Out of Stock
MAT 003A & 003B Calculus of a Single Variable: Early Transcendental Functions/ 6th Out of Stock
MAT 010 Fundamentals of Statistics / 5th  Out of Stock
Note:
Does not include online access. Online access must be purchased separately (ask your instructor for details).
MAT 902 Pre-Algebra / 7th Out of Stock
MAT 903 Beginning & Intermediate Algebra / 6th 
Note:
Does not include online access. Online access must be purchased separately (ask your instructor for details).
MAT C Beginning & Intermediate Algebra / 6th 
Note:
Does not include online access. Online access must be purchased separately (ask your instructor for details).
MAT D Trigonometry / 8th Out of Stock
MAT G The Heart of Mathematics: An Invitation to Effective Thinking / 4th
MUS 010 Music: An Appreciation / 9th Brief
MUS 016 What's That Sound / 4th Out of Stock
NTR 015 An Introduction to Nutrition
PHY 004A Halliday & Resnick Fundamentals of Physics Extended / 10th
POL 001 California Politics: A Primer / 4th
PSY 001 Psychology / 5th Out of Stock
PSY 012 Lifespan Development / 7th  
PSY 025 Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach / 7th
PSY 030 Drug use and Abuse: A Comprehensive Introduction / 8th
REA 054 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
NOTE:
This title only requires 5 cans for semester long check out
REA 961 Improving Vocabulary Skills Short Version / 4th
NOTE:
This is the short version
REA 961 Reaching Out
NOTE:
This title only requires 5 cans for semester long check out
REA 961 Ten Steps to Improving College Reading Skills / 6th
REA 961 Thelma's Boy
NOTE:
This title only requires 5 cans for semester long check out
SPA 1,2,3,4 Vistas: Introduccíon a la Lengua Espănola / 5th Out of Stock