Online Access and E-Resources Center


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Open Textbook Library  (U of Minnesota)
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. They can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. The library currently includes 708 textbooks, with more being added all the time.

OpenStax  (Rice University)

A search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content (including textbooks) easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 97 different sources and contains 388,670 records. OASIS is being developed at SUNY Geneseo's Milne Library.

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