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Open Educational Resources - Sociology: 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 sociology, including introduction to sociology and quantitative and qualitative methods. Users have the ability to retain, reuse, revise, remix and redistribute textbooks. Most books are peer-reviewed.

Free Open

Lumen Learning

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

Introductory Sociology by Open Doors Project

Open Sociology Textbooks contains a link to the text introductory sociology.



The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators.