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Open Educational Resources - English: Open Books

Open Educational Resources Guide Key

 Open - free to use and repurpose

 Free - free to use

 Affordable - available at low cost

 Free North Shore - available to NSCC students and faculty



Bartleby.Com provides access to fiction and nonfiction books as well as poetry. Included are links to various sites of interest related to writers and to literature generally.


Read.Gov provides links to classic books online. Includes recordings of authors reading their works.


Community College Consortium for OER - Literature

community college consortium for oer

Community College Consortium for OER: Literature contains links to classic works by authors including Dickens, Melville, Shakespeare, and Austen. It also provides links to information on nineteenth- and twentieth-century authors.


Free North Shore Books

ebook central


Ebook Central is one of our databases containing over 20,000 online books covering all NSCC academic disciplines including Nursing and Allied Health, Computer Technology, Business, Criminal Justice, College Success, Testing Guides and Career Information.