For any student, getting access to textbooks on dozens of subjects can be an expensive affair. It is also not practical to purchase entire textbooks just to access a small part of it for references. That’s where online open textbook sources and other online libraries and vendors come into play. By offering textbooks on a variety of subjects for free or for a heavily discounted price, they are a boon for students. Below is a collection of such similar sites to access textbooks online.
- Textbook Revolution is a student-run site dedicated to increasing the use of free educational materials by teachers and professors
- Download free eBooks and textbooks on various subjects ranging from accounting to engineering.
- View and share free educational material in small modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports or other academic assignments.
- FlatWorld shatters the traditional publishing model, delivering textbooks that meet the highest standards at a fraction of “big publisher” prices.
- Get free access to thousands of medical books from anatomy to radiology.
- Database of Free / Open Access Online Computer Science Books, Textbooks, and Lecture Notes (1199 books and growing)
- Read and download textbooks in this vast collection of open textbooks
- The Oriental Institute offers a variety of textbook resources on various historical subjects.
- This website gives you access to a collection of textbooks at an affordable price [PAID]
- The OER consortium provides open access textbooks on several subjects
- Harvard Law School Library: This site offers free legal research resource textbooks.
- com offers a huge range of materials for students. Their Library includes engineering books, Placement papers, engineering tutorials, Language Courses, Communication skills and much more.
- Wiley Online Books combine quality content with the convenience, accessibility and enhanced functionality of electronic access.
- The Smithsonian library offers a vast collection of e-textbooks for viewing and download.