Open Educational Resources: Multi-disciplinary Collections
- Open Textbook LibraryPeer-reviewed, high-quality textbooks, designed for college/university courses in numerous disciplines.
- OpenStax TextbooksPeer-reviewed, high quality textbooks designed to support the standard curriculum for the most common postsecondary courses.
- OpenStax CNXCustomized texts, supplemental materials, and learning objects built upon the core OpenStax textbooks.
- Teaching CommonsHigh-quality textbooks and learning materials created by faculty authors and curated by university and college libraries.
- Open SUNY TextbooksFaculty-written and -reviewed textbooks published by the State Universities of New York.
- The Washington 45Open textbook recommendations for the most common general education courses at Washington colleges and universities.
- OER CommonsOER Commons is a large, multidisciplinary digital library of teaching and learning materials. It is searchable by both subject area and "grade level" (this includes post-secondary learning).
- World Digital LibraryPrimary source materials from libraries, museums, and cultural heritage institutions around the world.
- Open.MichiganOpen Educational Resources and learning materials from the University of Michigan, from course materials and videos to software tools and more.
Open Textbooks from GVSU Faculty
- Active CalculusIntroductory calculus textbook endorsed by the American Institute of Mathematics.
- Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof, version 2.0Sophomore-level course on constructing and writing proofs.
- Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing Volume 1"Volumes in Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing offer multiple perspectives on a wide-range of topics about writing, much like the model made famous by Wendy Bishop’s “The Subject Is . . .” series."
- Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing Volume 2"Volumes in Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing offer multiple perspectives on a wide-range of topics about writing."
- Writing Spaces Web Writing Style GuideAdvice on writing for the web, for undergraduates and other writers. A companion to Writing Spaces, Vols. I and II.
- Beyond Lean: Simulation in Practice, Second EditionShows how discrete event simulation can be used in addition to lean thinking to achieve greater benefits in system improvement than with lean alone.
- Introduction to Human OsteologyPresents students with the basic analytical tools for the study of human osteology, for archaeological or forensic anthropology courses.
- Bent Not Broken: A Family Remembers the War in Liberia and Sierra LeoneA multimedia narrative of a family's journey from war-torn Liberia and Sierra Leone to the United States.
Other Free Resources
These collections contain free books and resources. Many of the items in these collections were neither created nor reviewed by faculty, so the quality may vary.
- The Online Books PageThe Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all.
- Book BoonFind a variety of e-textbooks and download them for free. Book boon has had some quality issues in the past, but some recent books are written by professors and quality seems to be improving. Books in PDF form are free, but include advertisements in the books. Once you provide an email to download a book, you will get spam--but they give you opportunity to opt out in the messages.
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