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Open Educational Resources - Liberal Studies: Open Textbooks

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

BC Campus

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.


Flat World Knowledge

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

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.