A top choice for science OER materials, LibreText is the 2018 recipient of the $5 million Open Textbooks Pilot Program award from the Department of Education. Its Free the Textbook program provides materials in 12 subjects, particularly strong in the STEM disciplines, and will expand their offerings in upcoming years. They also provide interactive content like 3-D models and other supplemental course materials.
Create an online course in OLI or just have students use the chapters for course readings. Students don't need an account to use the readings. There are courses on many STEM topics, such as anatomy & physiology, biology, chemistry, statistics, computing . . . Also languages, such as French, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic.
Faculty at Grand Valley State University have published some open access texts on their library's Digital Commons repository. Includes texts on: Calculus Simulation in Manufacturing Human Osteology Mathematical Reasoning Writing
Faculty at USF have published some open access texts on their library's Digital Commons repository. Includes texts on several mathematics topics, research methods in the social sciences, journalism, and writing.
Contribute a Verse: A Guide to First Year Composition
Compact Anthology of World Literature
Principles of Macroeconomic Literacy
The Basics of American Government
History in the Making: A History of the People of the United States of America to 1877
Download books for the study of ancient Near Eastern civilizations, including Anatolian studies, archaeology, Egypt, epigraphic survey, Hittite civilization, Islamic studies, language and text studies, Mesopotamian civilization, Nubian civilization, Iranian civilization, prehistoric Near East, Syro/Palestine.
This "build-your-own" open acess psychology textbooks project allows instructors to choose chapters. It also offers 4 "ready-made" texts: - Discover Psychology: A Brief Introductory Text - Introduction to Psychology: The Full Noba Collection - Psychology as a Biological Science - Psychology as a Social Science Founded by emeritus faculty from the University of Illinois with authors from many reputable universities, including Harvard and Yale.
Written by Sociology prof Ron J. Hammond and revised in cooperation with Sociology profs at other institutions. Available in both html and PDF. Test bank available to instructiors.
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of the Family
"A free, comprehensive, peer-reviewed, award-winning Open Text for students and faculty in college-level courses that require writing and research." Uses an interesting model that allows for collaborative authorship and an editorial board.
Pieters RS, Bishop-Jodoin M, Liebmann J. Introduction to Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist. In: Pieters RS, Liebmann J, eds. Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist. Worcester, MA: University of Massachusetts Medical School; 2014.
2nd Edition; May 2018: A comprehensive introduction to the latest forecasting methods. Examples use R with many data sets taken from the authors’ own consulting experience. In this second edition, all chapters have been updated to cover the latest research, and three new chapters have been added on dynamic regression forecasting, hierarchical forecasting and practical forecasting issues.
"These workbooks, designed for use in an active learning environment, arrange topics such that students receive repeated exposure to concepts over an extended time interval each time with
an incremental increase in complexity."
"An introduction to the nature of the universe. Use it to research or review our solar system, stars, galaxies, and the history of the universe. Each chapter has a set of corresponding homework questions."