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Last update: Apr 10/19

Book Collections

Canadiana Online MonographsThis is a Canadian created resource (Licences vary, see the copyright notice)

A multilingual collection of Canadian historical monographs hosted by Canadiana.

IntechOpen (Various CC licences)

A collection of over 3,700 peer-reviewed open access books in physical sciences, engineering, technology, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences, and humanities available for download as PDFs.

Open Books (CC BY)

This collection is compiled from readers’ orders for scans, principally in black and white and some in colour. They highlight the range of resources at The University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Research Collections, from Herschel’s music manuscripts, to ‘An Essay on the Character and Cerebral Development of Robert Burns,’ to Charles Lyell’s handwritten notes.

Project Gutenburg (Public domain)

A collection of over 54,000 eBooks that are all in the public domain.

Project Gutenburg CanadaThis is a Canadian created resource (Public domain)

A collection of eBooks that are in the public domain in Canada.

 

Wikibooks (CC BY-SA)

A collection of Wikibooks organized by subject.

Journals

Journal of Research of NIST (Public domain)

Volumes from the Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology going back to 1989.

Publishers

Athabasca University Press (CC BY-NC-ND)

Canada’s first open-access scholarly press publishing journals and monographs.

Cornell Open (CC BY-NC-ND)

Cornell Open is a global open-access portal for both new and classic out-of-print titles from the catalog of Cornell University Press.

Ecampus OER – Oregon State University

A list of links to open textbooks written by Oregon State faculty.

MIT Press Open

MIT’s open-access journal publications.

Open SUNY Textbooks (CC BY-NC-SA)

Open SUNY Textbooks is an open textbook publishing initiative established by State University of New York libraries and supported by SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants and SUNY Geneseo.

OpenStax (CC BY)

OpenStax is a nonprofit educational initiative based at Rice University that publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed, openly licensed college textbooks that are absolutely free online and low cost in print.

PDXOpen (CC BY-NC)

PDXOpen is an open access textbook publishing initiative to support Portland State faculty developing open access textbooks.

Penn State University Press Unlocked (CC BY-NC-ND)

Penn State’s open access journals and books.

Publishers of OA Books

A wiki with a list of over 200 open-access publishers.

Saylor Academy Open Textbooks (CC BY-NC)

The open textbooks on this page include several titles published through Saylor Academy’s Open Textbook Challenge and a collection of titles re-published by Saylor Academy in 2012.

SFU Library Digital Publishing This is a Canadian created resource(Various CC Licences)

SFU Library Digital Publishing is an initiative of the Simon Fraser University Library and the Public Knowledge Project. We help researchers and students publish open access books, journals, and other educational projects using PKP’s free, open source software.

University of Minnesota Libraries (Various CC Licences)

Open textbooks and open monographs published by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Pressbooks Catalogue (Various CC Licences)

Open textbooks published in Pressbooks by UW-Madison.

Virginia Tech (Various CC Licences)

Open textbooks published by Virginia Tech Libraries’ Open Education Initiative.

Textbook Collections

B.C. Open Textbook Collection (Various CC Licences)This is a Canadian created resource

A collection of open textbooks coving multiple subject areas. This collection is curated by BCcampus Open Education in British Columbia, Canada.

eCampus Ontario Open LibraryThis is a Canadian created resource (Various CC licences)

A collection of open texbooks and other open resources currated by eCampus Ontario. The curated collection aligns with top subject areas in post-secondary education and features reviews from experts and educators across Canada.

LibreTexts (Various CC Licences)

A collection of subject-specific libraries containing various open textbooks and resources.

Open Book Publishers (Various CC licences)

A collection of open monographs and textbooks in all subject areas.

Open Educational Resources Textbook List [PDF]

A list of open textbooks organized by subject with citation and links. The list was curated by Sacred Heart University in 2016.

Open Textbook Library (Licences vary)

The Open Textbook Library provides a growing catalogue of free, peer-reviewed, and openly-licensed textbooks.

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