Where to find Open Textbooks?

An open textbook is a textbook licensed under an open copyright license, and made available online to be freely used by students, teachers and members of the public. Many open textbooks are distributed in either print, e-book, or audio formats that may be downloaded or purchased at little or no costs. 

Here are some websites that offer Open Textbooks 

 
Open textbooks for the 40 highest enrolled first- and second-year subject areas in the British Columbia's public, post-secondary system.


European eBook publisher with 1000+ textbooks freely available to download. E-books are primarily in business/economics, engineering/natural sciences and IT.


Focused on driving awareness and adoptions of open and peer-reviewed textbooks to more than 2,000 community colleges.


Joint venture between the University of Georgia and University of Denver business schools. Provides a free library of thousands of texts on various topics.


Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) is a curated resource of free and online textbooks for use in teaching and learning.


Provides college-level open textbooks from higher education institutions around the world.


Initiated by Rice University, their free textbooks are developed and peer-reviewed to ensure they meet the scope and sequence requirements of college courses.


Created by the University of Minnesota to support development of high-quality open textbooks in various subjects.


With the initiative of the SUNY Libraries, Open SUNY Textbooks publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed textbooks for use in higher education.


Collection of freely available open textbooks for download, online reading, and sharing.


Creator, publisher, distributor, and seller of open textbooks and ancillary materials to college-level students.

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