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Open Educational Resources (OERs): Open Textbooks/Books

Guide designed to assist the UA community with finding and evaluating a variety of open educational and affordable resources used in teaching and learning.

EXAMPLE: Locating Open Textbooks in the University Libraries Catalog

Instructions:

1. Start your search at the UA Libraries Catalog

2. For example, type the phrase "Open Textbook Library" in the keyword search box. Open Textbook Library is a textbook repository.

3. If you are looking for a specific discipline, add it to the search.  For example: "open textbook library" AND physics

4. View the results.

Search for Textbooks in OER Textbook Repositories

These open textbooks are free or low-cost and modestly priced for downloads, reading online, and for some, the printed copy may be purchased at a low price:

Additional resources are listed on the UA Affordability Learning website: https://uakron.edu/affordablelearning/resources/external-resources