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The Orange Grove: Florida's Digital Repository

The number of resources available as of March 2016 is indicated after each subject.

  • Orange Grove Resources (2,219) -- The vast majority of these resources are open to the public. Subtopics provide ready access to high quality resources from institutions such as:NC School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM); PhET Science & Math; Wisc-Online
  • Open Courseware (249) -- OpenCourseWare, or OCW, are course materials created by universities and shared freely with the world via the internet. This collection will offer open courseware from many sources.
  • Open Textbooks (5,010) -- Collection also includes a subtopic with hundreds of recently published science, technology, engineering, and math open books harvested from InTech.
  • Browse Harvested Resources (73,356) -- This collection contains resources harvested from around the world. Using the "Advanced Search" function, located on the left navigation panel, yields the highest number of targeted and relevant resources.

Higher Education Resources that are tagged as being appropriate for community college, higher education, vocational education, or continuing education: NOTE: The over 40,000 Harvested Resources are not tagged in this manner, but can be retrieved using the Advanced Search function instead.

  • Business & Consumer Science (37)
  • Communication & Information (75)
  • Education (103)
  • Engineering & Technology (547)
  • Health Science (253)
  • Humanities (116)
  • Mathematics (378)
  • Professional, Career & Technical (56)
  • Science (437)
  • Social Science (110)
  • Visual & Performing Arts (57)