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Course Materials

Welcome to Course Materials Guide!

About the Rasmussen University eCourse Materials Guide!

Rasmussen University uses a variety of course materials to provide students and faculty with the best course content available. The eTextbooks come from a variety of vendors/publishers and are delivered in different formats. 


The eTextbooks and other course materials are usually located in the course, but depending on the type of e-book or course materials accessing them may be different. This guide's menu tabs include the following course materials and each section provides step-by-step directions to access the eTextbooks and the interactive tools.

The specific types of course materials are as follows: 

  • VitalSource eTextbooks (located on the VitalSource eTextbook website)
  • Embedded Course Materials (Bridgepoint/Thuze, OpenStax, Flatworld Knowledge, and Rasmussen custom content)
  • Library eBooks (located in the ProQuest eBook Central, eBooks,  Academic eBooks via EBSCO, Ovid Nursing, and O'Reilly eBooks databases in the Library Resources)

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