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School of Education Resource Center: Textbooks

This guide will help you navigate the physical and electronic resources available through the School of Education Resource Center.

Textbooks in the Resource Center

We currently collect teacher and student editions of K-12 textbooks adopted by the state of North Carolina in core subjects. Subjects collected include:


  • health
  • mathematics
  • reading/literature
  • science
  • social studies
  • foreign language (primarily Spanish)


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Please note that checkout periods for textbooks are for 7 days, with up to three renewals allowed.

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Common Core and Textbook Adoption

Due to the recent adoption of common core state standards in NC, new textbooks complying with standards are adopted annually by the NC Department of Public Instruction:

Current Textbook List from NC DPI


The five-year adoption schedule outlines the plan for new textbook adoptions by DPI for the next five years. This year, new textbooks were adopted in the area of career and technical education. These are not subjects collected in the resource center. However, next year's mathematics textbooks adoptions will be acquired and added to collection.

Five-year Adoption Schedule from NC DPI