Open Books

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The following list has links to multiple free and open textbook repositories

2012 Book ArchiveOpens in new window Creative Commons-licensed copies of all the books which were available online from a specific publisher at the end of 2012

American Institute of MathematicsOpens in new window approved open textbooks

BCCampusOpens in new window   a collection of open textbooks aligned with the top 40 highest-enrolled subject areas,  trades, technology, and skills training

BookboonOpens in new window Online textbooks for free

College Open TextbooksOpens in new window

Digital Collections Library of the CongressOpens in new window

FlatWorldOpens in new window

Highly Rated TextbooksOpens in new window by Cool4Ed

INTECHOpens in new window Science, Technology & Medicine Open Access books

Knowledge UnlatchedOpens in new window Free access to scholarly content

LibretextsOpens in new window Multi-institutional collaborative effort to improve education at all levels of higher learning by developing Open Access Resources

Loyal BooksOpens in new window Free Public Domain Audiobooks and eBooks Downloads

Lumen Learning Opens in new window Boundless

MUSEOpens in new window in collaboration with Cornell University Press

NOBAOpens in new window teach and learn psychology for free

OAPENOpens in new window freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences

OpenhumanitiespressOpens in new window International, scholar-led open access publishing collective

Open SUNY TextbooksOpens in new window State University of New York

Open Culture Opens in new window Stanford University

Open Textbook LibraryOpens in new window University of Minnesota

OpenStax CollegeOpens in new window

Project GutenbergOpens in new window mostly public domain books

Saylor.orgOpens in new window

Textbook Revolution Opens in new window a student-run site dedicated to increasing the use of free educational materials by teachers and professors

The WAC ClearinghouseOpens in new window Writing and Composition

The Public Domain ReviewOpens in new window focus on works which have now fallen into the public domain

WikibooksOpens in new window

Writing CommonsOpens in new window Writing and Research