Open - free to use and repurpose
Free - free to use
Affordable - available at low cost
Free North Shore - available to NSCC students and faculty
BC Campus provides access to free and open textbooks in a variety of disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, visual arts, biology and chemistry. Users have the ability to retain, reuse, revise, remix and redistribute textbooks. Most books are peer-reviewed.
Flatworld offers faculty the opportunity to assign textbooks and students the opportunity to buy them in the format of their choosing (digital or print). Most textbooks are for sale but at discounted prices.
Open Culture contains links to hundreds of free audio books, ebooks, textbooks, movies as well as thousands of MOOCs and online courses. Also included are links to free language lessons, art images, author recordings and music.