Open Collections - "The collections are open to the public & include Open Courseware, Open Textbooks, 3d object models, learning modules & videos." Higher Education Resources - "Higher education resources for community & state colleges, vocational education & universities" K-12 Resources - "These collections include lesson plans, instructional units, objects, videos & other resources appropriate for K-12." Institutional Collections - "These collections are owned & managed by Florida higher educational institutions who make their resources open to the public."
"George Mason University Libraries offers a one-stop searchbox for Open and Affordable Educational Resources"
American Memory (Library of Congress) -- AMSER - Applied Math and Science Education Repository -- BC Campus:Open Ed -- College Open Textbooks -- Digital Public Library of America -- Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) -- HathiTrust - Public Domain Texts -- Merlot.Org -- MIT OpenCourseware -- OAOpen.org -- OER Commons -- OERs at Internet Archive -- Open Textbook Library -- OpenStax CNX -- Project Gutenberg
"OpenStax textbook projects are developed and peer-reviewed by educators to ensure they are readable and accurate, meet the scope and sequence requirements of each course, are supported by instructor ancillaries, and are available with the latest technology-based learning tools."
"The College Open Textbooks Collaborative, a collection of twenty-nine educational non-profit and for-profit organizations, affiliated with more than 200 colleges, is focused on driving awareness and adoptions of open textbooks to more than 2000 community and other two-year colleges."
Includes Textbook Content Reviews submitted by educators & professionals in the field
"AU Press is the first university press to be established by a Canadian university in the twenty-first century. We are dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge and research through open access digital journals and monographs, as well as through new electronic media."
"This catalog contains educational content originally curated by Boundless. In collaboration with the Boundless team, Lumen Learning imported these OER courses to the Lumen Platform, to ensure they remain freely available to the education community after Boundless ceased operations."
Subjects: Accounting -- Art -- Biology -- Business -- Chemistry -- Communication -- English -- History -- Mathematics -- Physics -- Political Science -- Psychology -- Sociology
"The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) is a joint effort by individual community colleges, regional and statewide consortia, the Open Courseware Consortium, the American Association for Community Colleges, the League for Innovation in the Community Colleges, and many other educational partners to develop and use open educational resources, open textbooks, and open courseware to expand access to higher education and improve teaching and learning."
"HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world." UCF users log in with your NID after connecting to HathiTrust to download books.
"The LibreTexts mission is to unite students, faculty and scholars in a cooperative effort to develop an easy-to-use online platform for the construction, customization, and dissemination of open educational resources (OER) to reduce the burdens of unreasonable textbook costs to our students and society."
Subjects: Biology, Business, Chemistry, Engineering, Geosciences, Humanities, Mathematics, Medicine, Photosciences, Physics, Social Sciences, Statistics
"Some of these online textbooks are open-licensed electronic versions of print books. Others are self-published online books, or course notes which are so thorough that they serve as an alternative to a conventional textbook."
Subjects: Aeronautics & Astronautics -- Civil & Environmental Engineering -- Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences -- Electrical Engineering & Computer Science -- Engineering Systems Division -- Global Studies & Languages -- Health Sciences & Technology -- Materials Science & Engineering -- Mathematics -- Mechanical Engineering -- Media Arts & Sciences -- Nuclear Science & Engineering -- Physics -- Sloan School of Management -- Supplemental Resources
"The National Science Digital Library provides high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines—both formal and informal, institutional and individual, in local, state, national, and international educational settings."
The Noba catalog provides modules covering the traditional scope of introductory psychology and related topics including: Biological Basis of Behavior -- Cognition & Language -- Development -- Emotions & Motivation -- Learning & Memory -- Personality -- Psychological Disorders & Treatments -- Psychology as Science -- Sensation & Perception -- Social -- Well-Being
"The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences."
Subjects: The Arts -- Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning -- Economics, finance, business & management -- Humanities -- Language -- Law -- Literature & literary studies -- Society & social sciences
"OER Commons offers a comprehensive infrastructure for curriculum experts and instructors at all levels to identify high-quality OER and collaborate around their adaptation, evaluation, and use to address the needs of teachers and learners."
Subjects: Applied Science -- Arts & Humanities -- Education -- History -- Life Science -- Mathematics -- Physical Science -- Social Science
OER Commons Collections:
- Adult Education
- Ancient Civilizations
- Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Geography & Linguistics Textbooks & Full Courses
- Applied Science Textbooks & Full Courses
- Arts & Humanities Textbooks & Full Courses
- Arts Integration
- Building the Promise of the Common Core Together
- Business & Communications Textbooks & Full Courses
- Career & Technical Education (CTE)
- Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute
- Citizen Science
- Citizen Science in OER Commons
- Discover CCSS Aligned English Language Arts
- Discover CCSS Aligned Mathematics
- Economics Textbooks & Full Courses
- Education Textbooks
- English Language Arts Textbooks & Full Courses
- Folger Shakespeare Library
- Foundational STEM Courses & Textbooks
- Game-Based Learning
- Garden-Based Learning
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Ithaka College: Project Look Sharp
- Language Textbooks
- Life Science Textbooks & Full Courses
- Mathematics Textbooks & Full Courses
- Open Licensing
- Open Oregon
- Open SUNY Textbooks
- PheT Interactives
- Physical Science Textbooks & Full Courses
- Political Science Textbooks & Full Courses
- Sociology & Social Work Textbooks & Full Courses
"Our books are published in hardback, paperback, pdf and ebook editions, but they also include a free online edition that can be read via our website, downloaded, reused or embedded anywhere."
Categories: Anthropology, Archaeology & Religion -- Art & Music -- Cinema, Media Studies & Photography -- Classics -- Digital Humanities -- Economics, Politics & Sociology -- Education -- Environmental Studies -- History & Biography -- History of the Book -- History of Science -- Law -- Literature & Language -- Mathematics -- Philosophy -- Sciences -- Theatre -- Women & Gender Studies
"The mission of Open SUNY Textbooks is to provide an academic-friendly publishing model and infrastructure which supports faculty adoption, remixing, and creation of open educational resources (OER) and courses."
"Textbook Revolution is a student-run site dedicated to increasing the use of free educational materials by teachers and professors."
Subjects: Biology -- Business & Management -- Chemistry -- Computer Science & Technology -- Earth Sciences -- Economics -- Engineering -- Environment -- ESL -- Health Sciences & Medical -- Mathematics -- Physics -- Society & Social Sciences -- Sociology -- World History