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offers affordable access to effective learning. tools and course materials designed for learning and replace expensive textbooks
The goal of the project is to make higher education more accessible by reducing student cost through the use of openly licensed textbooks.
College Open Textbooks
We have the most comprehensive listing of open and affordable textbooks on the web, with over 600 sorted by academic discipline.
Directory of Open Access Books
The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books.
The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners and researchers.
OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum.
Open Textbooks: Peer-reviewed. Openly licensed. 100% free.
Open Textbook Library
These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization.
Digital Public Library of America
Discover 22,779,005 images, texts, videos, and sounds from across the United States
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
This Living Library is a principal hub of the LibreTexts project, which is a multi-institutional collaborative venture to develop the next generation of open-access texts to improve postsecondary education at all levels of higher learning.
Open Course Library
A collection of high quality, free-to-use courses that you can download and use for teaching. All content is stored in Google docs making it easy to access, browse and download.
Open Education Consortium
The Open Education Consortium in collaboration with MERLOT offers a search engine on OER (Open Educational Resources).
Repository for the Open University in the United Kingdom.
Open Learning Initiative @ Carnegie Mellon
The Open Learning Initiative (OLI) is a grant-funded group at Carnegie Mellon University, offering innovative online courses to anyone who wants to learn or teach. Our aim is to create high-quality courses and contribute original research to improve learning and transform higher education.
Open SUNY Textbooks
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.
We are dedicated to improving student learning outcomes and addressing the affordability of course materials.
Your FREE and OPEN digital library of workforce Training Materials
SOL*R is a repository service provided by BCcampus that allows educators to access FREE online learning resources. It facilitates sharing, discovery, reuse, and remixing of a growing collection of content created by BC post-secondary educators.
SOL*R includes learning resources from a wide variety of disciplines and subject areas. Resources range from open textbooks, individual learning activities and tools, all the way to full programs.