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Open Source and Free Textbooks
Open Education Consortium (opens in a new window)
The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model.
OpenStax College (opens in a new window)
OpenStax College is a nonprofit organization committed to improving student access to quality learning materials. Free textbooks are developed and peer-reviewed by educators to ensure they are readable, accurate, and meet the scope and sequence requirements of your course.
Open Textbook Library (opens in a new window)
Peer-reviewed open textbooks from the University of Minnesota, Virginia Tech, and other public institutions.
Open Education North Carolina
Bringing high-quality, open textbooks to North Carolina. Open Educational Resources (OER) are any type of educational materials that are in the public domain or shared with an open license. By replacing expensive commercially published resources, OER save students money and lower the overall cost of higher education.