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Open Educational Resources - Psychology: 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 (British Columbia)

BC Campus provides access to free and open textbooks in psychology, including introduction to psychology, social psychology, research methods and cognitive psychology and neuroscience.  Users have the ability to retain, reuse, revise, remix and redistribute textbooks. Most books are peer-reviewed.

Free Open


Openstax Psychology-- these are peer-reviewed open textbooks with supplementary materials like powerpoint slides, test banks etc. This project out of Rice University.


Open Textbook Library

The Open Education Network is based in the Center for Open Education in the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development.


Noba Collection

Noba Collection provides access to a variety of open textbooks in psychology, including introduction to pyschologyand psychology as a biological science.  The site includes an option to build textbooks from scratch.

Free Open

Lumen Learning

Lumen Learning Lumen uses open educational resources (OER) to provide affordable course materials that improve learning and college.  affordability.