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Academics from across the world are finding and adopting open textbooks to contribute to success outcomes for students through equitable access and cost savings.  Search within your University collection of open textbooks or from around the world to find an eText.

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Pressbooks Directory

The Pressbooks Directory is free for anyone to use.

  • The Directory includes public domain literature, CC BY open textbooks, and a vast variety of open educational resources (OER) published all along the license spectrum.
  • Resources are added daily collating public books created on PressbooksEDU networks and allowing users to search the metadata written by the authors of the books.
  • You can search by natural language and/or use faceted search to filter books by subject, license, network, language, publisher, word count, number of H5P activities, and more.

Open Research Library

The Open Research Library (ORL) is planned to include all Open Access book content worldwide on one platform for user-friendly discovery, offering a seamless experience navigating more than 20,000 Open Access books. This vital infrastructure is slated to comprise the most comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed Open Access books accessible for everyone.


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Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 64 different sources and contains 160,546 records.

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