More Freely Accessible Textbooks
Directory of Open Access Books: directory of academic, peer reviewed open access books.
epubBooks.com: free public domain eBooks that you can download in the EPUB format.
Google Books: Previews and full-text ebooks. Full-text books are out of copyright, or books in which Google received permission from the publisher to reproduce.
Internet Archive: Ebooks and Texts Archive: contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts, and academic books.
Project Gutenberg: first and largest single collection of free ebooks that are out of copyright in the United States.
PLOS (Public Library of Science): open access e-journals in science and medicine.
NCBI Bookshelf: free online access to ebooks and documents in life sciences and healthcare.
OAPEN Library: Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN) Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences.
BioMed Central: part of Springer/Nature, BMC publishes open access journals in science and medicine.
Open Book Publishers: freely-available ebooks and e-textbooks in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Project Muse: open access e-journals and ebooks from university presses and scholarly societies.
DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books): collection of peer-reviewed open access ebooks.
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals): collection of peer-reviewed open access e-journals.
Mason OER Metafinder: provides a real-time, simultaneous search of 21 different sources for open educational resources
Practical Action Publishing: open access monographs on international development
Coronavirus-related Linked Free Content
Researchers may share the results of their research through an open access repository specific to their institution or discipline. These often include unpublished preprints, which are shared prior to undergoing the peer review process so other researchers may to see, discuss, and build upon the findings immediately.
OA Button is a Firefox Browser Extension used to identify open access versions of research articles. If a version is not found, users can log-in to request that the author make one available.
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