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Open Educational Resources: Open eBooks by Discipline [New]

News and information for UMGC Faculty on using OERs in the online classroom.

Open eBooks by discipline

OER Provider 

Subjects Offered 

BC Open Textbooks  

  • Academic Career Success 

  • Adult Basic Education 

  • Art and Design  

  • Biological/Physical Sciences 

  • Business; Communication/Writing 

  • Computer Science 

  • Earth and Ocean Sciences 

  • Education 

  • Engineering 

  • Health and Medical  

  • Hospitality/Tourism  

  • Humanities  

  • Language Learning  

  • Law/Criminal Justice 

  • Math/Stats  

  • Social Sciences 

  • Support Resources 

  • Trades 

Directory of Open Access Books 

 

 

  • Agricultural and Food Sciences  

  • Arts and Architecture 

  • Biology and Life Sciences 

  • Business and Economics  

  • Chemistry 

  • Earth and Environmental Sciences 

  • General Works; Health Sciences  

  • History and Archaeology 

  • Languages and Literature  

  • Law and Political Science  

  • Mathematics and Statistics  

  • Philosophy and Religion 

  • Physics and Astronomy  

  • Science General  

  • Social Sciences  

  • Technology and Engineering 

eCampus Ontario   

  • Business and Management 

  • Computing and IT 

  • Earth and the Environment 

  • Health and Development 

  • History  

  • Language and Linguistics 

  • Law 

  • Literature 

  • Mathematics and Science 

  • Medicine and Nursing 

  • Philosophy and Religion 

  • Reference  

  • Society and Social Sciences 

  • Technology and Engineering 

  • The Arts 

FreeTechBooks  

  • Computer Science 

  • Mathematics 

  • Supporting Fields 

  • Operating Systems  

  • Programming/Scripting  

GALILEO 

  • Biological Sciences 

  • Business Administration 

  • Management and Economics 

  • Chemistry 

  • Communication 

  • Computer Science  

  • Information Technology 

  • Criminal Justice 

  • Education 

  • Engineering 

  • English 

  • Fine Arts 

  • Foreign Languages 

  • Geological Sciences and Geography 

  • History 

  • Information Literacy 

  • Mathematics 

  • Nursing and Health Sciences 

  • Philosophy and Religion 

  • Physics and Astronomy  

  • Political Science  

  • Psychology  

  • Sociology 

  • Anthropology 

  • Social Work 

Hathi Trust Digital Library 

 

Multiple disciplines—full text are almost

exclusively books in the public domain 

Intech  

  • Physical Sciences 

  • Engineering and Technology 

  • Life Sciences 

  • Health Sciences  

  • Social Sciences  

  • Humanities 

Lardbucket   

  • U.S. Government 

  • Writing 

  • Communication 

  • Politics 

  • Sociology 

  • Accounting 

  • Mathematics 

  • Marketing  

  • Literature  

  • Business Management  

  • Nutrition  

  • Chemistry  

  • Economics 

  • Human Relations  

  • Project Management 

  • Psychology 

  • Statistics  

  • Leadership  

  • Culture and Media  

  • Information Systems 

  • Entrepreneurship  

  • Finance  

  • Corporate Governance 

  • Criminal Law  

  • Property Law  

  • Music Theory  

  • International Business  

  • Public Relations  

  • Geography  

  • Business Law  

  • U.S. History 

LibreTexts 

  • Biology 

  • Business 

  • Chemistry  

  • Engineering  

  • Español 

  • Geosciences  

  • Humanities  

  • Mathematics 

  • Medicine 

  • Physics  

  • Social Sciences 

  • Statistics  

  • Workforce 

Lumen Learning  

  • Accounting for Managers 

  • American Government 

  • American Literature 

  • Anatomy and Physiology 

  • Arithmetic  

  • Art Appreciation 

  • Basic Reading and Writing 

  • Beginning Algebra 

  • Biology for Majors 

  • Biology for Non-Majors 

  • Biology Laboratory Manuals 

  • Business Communication  

  • Calculus  

  • Chemistry for Majors 

  • Chemistry Laboratory Manuals  

  • College Algebra 

  • College Success  

  • Computer Applications  

  • Developmental Psychology 

  • Economics Assignment Library  

  • Educational Psychology 

  • English Composition I 

  • English Composition II 

  • English Literature  

  • Finite Math  

  • Geology 

  • Guide to Writing 

  • Intermediate Algebra 

  • Introduction to Business 

  • Introduction to College Composition 

  • Intro to Literature 

  • Intro to Statistics 

  • Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 

  • Macroeconomics 

  • Management 

  • Marketing 

  • Math for Liberal Arts 

  • Microeconomics  

  • Prealgebra 

  • Precalculus 

  • Psychology 

  • Public Speaking 

  • Reading Anthologies  

  • Retail Management 

  • Sociology 

  • Technical Writing 

  • Trigonometry 

  • US History I 

  • US History II 

  • Writing Skills Lab 

OAPEN  

  • Biography and True Stories 

  • Children’s, Teenage, and Educational 

  • Computing and IT 

  • Earth Sciences 

  • Geography  

  • Environment; Planning 

  • Economics; Finance 

  • Business Management 

  • Educational Purpose Qualifiers 

  • English Language Teaching 

  • Fiction and related items 

  • Geographical Qualifiers 

  • Health and Personal Development 

  • Humanities  

  • Interest Age/Special Interest Qualifiers 

  • Language 

  • Language Qualifiers 

  • Law  

  • Lifestyle  

  • Sport 

  • Leisure 

  • Literature and Literary Studies 

  • Mathematics 

  • Medicine 

  • Society and Social Sciences 

  • Technology 

  • Engineering 

  • Agriculture 

  • The Arts 

  • Time-Period Qualifiers 

OASIS 

 

  • Mathematics 

  • Chemistry 

  • Humanities 

  • Social Science 

  • Physics 

OER Commons 

  • Arts and Humanities 

  • Mathematics 

  • Education  

  • Economics  

  • Business and Communications  

  • Adult Education  

  • Applied Science  

  • English Language Arts 

  • Life Science 

  • Physical Science 

  • Anthropology  

  • Sociology 

  • Political Science 

Open Culture 

 

  • Art History 

  • Biology 

  • Business and Management 

  • Chemistry  

  • Classics  

  • Computer and Information Science 

  • Earth Science  

  • Economics and Finance  

  • Education 

  • Electrical Engineering  

  • Engineering 

  • History  

  • Languages  

  • Law 

  • Linguistics 

  • Mathematics  

  • Music  

  • Philosophy  

  • Physics  

  • Political Science  

  • Psychology  

  • Sociology 

  • Systems Theory 

Open SUNY Textbooks  

  • Microbiology 

  • Literature 

  • Paleoanthropology 

  • Film 

  • Logic 

  • Music 

  • Writing 

  • Business 

  • Communication 

  • Nursing  

  • Mathematics 

  • Nonprofit Management 

  • Physics 

  • Computer Programming 

  • Psychology 

  • Native Peoples  

Open Textbook Library  

  • Accounting and Finance 

  • Business 

  • Computer Science and Information Science 

  • Economics 

  • Education 

  • Engineering 

  • Humanities 

  • Journalism 

  • Media Studies 

  • Communications 

  • Law 

  • Mathematics 

  • Medicine 

  • Natural Sciences 

  • Social Sciences 

  • Student Success 

Open Textbooks for Hong Kong 

  • Arts and Humanities 

  • English 

  • Business 

  • Science and Engineering  

  • Information Technology 

  • Social Science 

  • Education 

OpenBook Publishers 

 

  • Anthropology 

  • Archaeology and Religion 

  • Art and Music  

  • Cinema and Photography 

  • Classics 

  • Digital Humanities  

  • Anthropology  

  • Archaeology 

  • Religion; Education 

  • Environmental Studies 

  • Health 

  • History and Biography 

  • International Relations  

  • Law 

  • Literature 

  • Language and Culture  

  • Mathematics  

  • Media Studies and Journalism 

  • Philosophy 

  • Sciences 

  • Theater 

  • Women and Gender Studies 

OpenStax  

  • Pre-Algebra 

  • Elementary Algebra 

  • Intermediate Algebra 

  • College Algebra 

  • Pre-Calculus  

  • Calculus (Volume 1, 2, and 3)  

  • Introductory Statistics 

  • Introductory Business Statistics 

  • Anatomy-Physiology 

  • Astronomy 

  • Biology 2e  

  • Concepts of Biology 

  • Microbiology 

  • Chemistry 

  • Chemistry (Atoms First) 

  • College Physics 

  • University Physics (Volumes 1, 2, and 3)  

  • Biology for AP Courses 

  • College Physics  

  • American Government 

  • Principles of Economics 

  • Principles of Macroeconomics 2e 

  • Principles of Microeconomics 2e 

  • Psychology  

  • Introduction to Sociology 2e 

  • Principles of Macroeconomics 2e for AP courses  

  • Principles of Microeconomics 2e for AP courses 

  • U.S. History  

  • Intro to Business  

  • Business Ethics 

OpenTextBookStore 

 

  • OER Portal to numerous search engines 

Project Gutenberg  

  • History 

  • Literature 

  • Philosophy 

Saylor  

  • Accounting  

  • Advertising  

  • Sales, Marketing 

  • General Business 

  • Science and Mathematics 

  • Professional and Personal Development 

  • Management and Leadership  

  • Business Law and Ethics  

  • Social Sciences 

  • Writing and Communication 

Textbook Revolution  

 

  • Biology 

  • Business and Management 

  • Chemistry 

  • Computer Science and Technology 

  • Earth Sciences 

  • Economics 

  • Engineering 

  • Environment 

  • ESL 

  • Health Sciences and Medical 

  • Mathematics 

  • Physics 

  • Society and Social Sciences  

  • Sociology 

  • World History