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| ACLS Humanities E-Book
Approximately 1700 full-text e-books in the humanities.
|Full-text||1911 to current||All|
| Business Expert Press E-Books
Business Expert Press publishes concise, practical treatments of the topics taught in MBA programs. Our born-digital books are written by professors who translate real-life business experiences into teaching tools, and serve as curriculum-oriented, cost-effective alternatives to high-priced textbooks. Unencumbered by DRM, they can be used easily and without limitation by the academic community.
|Full-text||2010 to present||Most|
| Ebook Central (formerly ebrary)
Ebook Central (formerly ebrary) provides authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage the information.
| EBSCO eBook Collection
Access to a full text collection of over 4,000 e-book titles covering a wide-range of subject areas.
|Full-text||1850 to current||Most|
| Elsevier Ebooks
Thousands of ebooks published by Elsevier and available with unlimited user access and Digital Rights Management (DRM)-free on the ScienceDirect platform.
|Full-text||2016 to present||Most|
| JSTOR eBooks
JSTOR eBooks includes thousands of titles across all diciplines that feature unlimted use licenses and have no Digital Rights Management (DRM) restrictions.
|Full-text||current to current||Most|
| Safari Books
A collection of over 38,000 O'Reilly programming and technology books - each completely searchable, including code fragments.
|Full-text||1993 to current||None|
| Springer Ebooks
Access to approximately 36,000 ebooks, all of which can be ready by multiple users at the same time and are digital rights management (DRM)-free for easy downloading and reading offline.
|Full-text||2016 to present||Most|
| Taylor and Francis Ebooks
Access to approximately 1500 ebooks published since 2016 by Taylor & Francis and Routledge. All titles can be read by multiple users at the same time, and are digital rights management (DRM)-free for downloading and offline reading. Includes some Open Access titles.
|Full-text||2016 to present||Most|
OpenStax publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed, openly licensed college textbooks that are absolutely free online. Written by professional content developers who are experts in their fields, OpenStax books are ideal replacements for high-cost textbooks. OpenStax textbooks undergo a rigorous peer review process and are frequently updated.
| Open Textbook Library
Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. 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. The Open Textbook Library is supported by the Center for Open Education and the Open Textbook Network.
With LibreTexts, students, faculty, and outside experts work together to build freely available open education resources (OER) that supplant conventional paperbased textbooks. LibreTexts currently encompass twelve widely used college-level disciplines from chemistry to humanities with over 68,500 pages. Used across the nation as primary course textbooks and as supplemental learning resources, LibreTexts have already recorded more than 250 million pageviews with 650 years of confirmed student reading—an impressive track record on which the grantfunded project will build.
| OER Commons
OER Commons contains open resources ranging from full university courses to mini-lessons to open textbooks.
Cool4Ed is a collaborative project of the University of California, California State University, and California Community Colleges to provide easy access to quality free and open etextbooks that everyone and anyone can use for teaching and learning. Cool4Ed contains teaching ePortfolios of faculty using free and open etextbooks/OER in their CCC, CSU, and UC courses and comprehensive accessibility evaluations for every etextbook in the Course Showcase conducted by the CSULB Center for Usability in Design and Accessibility. Easy-to-use handbooks for conducting your own accessibility evaluations are also provided. Cool4Ed presents easy strategies to share the free and open educational resources with faculty, staff, and students.
| Early American Imprints (Text Creation Partnership)
The largest single collection of printed source material relating to the history, literature, and culture of the first 250 years of what is now the United States, Early American Imprints provides free access to nearly two-thirds of all books, pamphlets, and broadsides known to have been printed in this country between 1640 and 1821.
|Full-text||1640 to 1821||All|
| Early English Books Online (Text Creation Partnership)
125,000 volumes representing the history of English thought from the first book printed in English in 1475 through to 1700. The content covers literature, philosophy, politics, religion, geography, science and all other areas of human endeavor. The following are but a small sampling of the authors whose works are included: Erasmus, Shakespeare, King James I, Marlowe, Galileo, Caxton, Chaucer, Malory, Boyle, Newton, Locke, More, Milton, Spenser, Bacon, Donne, Hobbes, Purcell, Behn, and Defoe.
|Full-text||1475 to 1700||All|
| Eighteenth Century Collections Online (Text Creation Partnership)
ECCO includes every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. The database contains more than 32 million pages of text and over 205,000 individual volumes in all. In addition, ECCO natively supports OCR-based full-text searching of this corpus.
|Full-text||1700 to 1800||All|
| Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
| Grove Music Online
<P>Comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2d edition, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (2d edition, 2002). Includes updated articles.</P>
|Full-text||1992 to current||All|
| Oxford English Dictionary
A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It includes etymological analysis, listings of variant spellings, and shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet
|Full-text||current to current||None|
| Sabin Americana, 1500-1926
Books, pamphlets, serials and other documents about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's. Primary source materials on exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more.
|Full-text||1500 to 1926|
| UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004
<P>A variety of books on art, science, history, music, religion and fiction from academic publishers. </P>
|Full-text||1982 to 2004||All|
| Victorian Women Writers Project
Features the works of British women from the Victorian period (1830-1910), including anthologies, novels, political pamphlets, religious tracts, children’s books, and volumes of poetry and verse drama.
|Full-text||1830 to 1910||None|
| Wright American Fiction
A collection of nearly 3,000 19th Century American fiction books, available online in full-text.
|Full-text||1851 to 1875||Most|
| InTechOpen Books
InTechOpen features more than 4,500 fully open and free ebooks. We pride ourselves on our belief that scientific progress is generated by collaboration, that the playing field for scientific research should be leveled globally, and that research conducted in a democratic environment, with the use of innovative technologies, should be made available to anyone.
| Directory of Open Access Books
A collection of over 19,000 academic peer-reviewed books and chapters.
| Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.
MyOpenMath is a free, open source, online course management system for mathematics and other quantitative fields. MyOpenMath's primary emphasis is to facilitate the creation and implementation of online homework and assessment, although it also supports content delivery on a limited basis.
MyOpenMath runs on the open source IMathAS platform, providing free hosted use of this platform in support of free, open textbooks like the ones listed on OpenTextBookStore.com. The intent is to provide classroom use of the platform, without any required cost to students, for schools wanting a managed install of the IMathAS platform, and to provide students self-study opportunities.