Flat World Knowledge is a publisher of free and open reviewed college textbooks though they have many subjects listed most of their content is in business & economics. The company provides faculty with options to edit the content to fit course goals. Students have options to purchase affordable print and digital formats, including e-books, audio books, PDF downloads and interactive study aids.
Open textbook created by Dalton State College instructors. Includes chapters on Behaviorism, Cognitive Development, Social Cognitive Theory, Experiential Learning, Theory, Human Motivation Theory, and Information Processing Theory.
Open textbook published by Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA; created by undergraduate students and their instructor. Includes chapters on ethics, barriers to education, curriculum development, and special education.
This open text helps "students learn the various writing styles appropriate for analyzing, addressing, and critiquing various genres of literature such as poetry, novels, dramas, and research writing."
Fine Arts and Humanities
Fine Arts and Humanities Courses in the Open Course Library
Open Music Theory is an open-source, interactive, online “text”book for college-level music theory courses. OMT was built on resources authored by Kris Shaffer, Bryn Hughes, and Brian Moseley. It is edited by Kris Shaffer and Robin Wharton, and is published by Hybrid Pedagogy Publishing (http://www.hybridpedagogy.org/#publishing).
A free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature hosted by the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). All NIH-sponsored researchers must deposit their articles in PMC.
OPENPediatrics is an open access educational platform and online community of clinicians sharing best practices from all resource settings around the world through innovative collaboration and digital learning technologies.
PHIL offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC's pictures. They welcome public health professionals, the media, laboratory scientists, educators, students, and the worldwide public to use this material for reference, teaching, presentation, and public health messages.
The Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository (Henderson Repository) is dedicated to sharing works created by nurses. It is an open-access digital academic and clinical scholarship service that freely collects, preserves, and disseminates full-text nursing research and evidence-based practice materials.
From BC Campus: " This textbook tells the story of community psychologists, who view social problems as being due to the unequal distribution of resources, which causes poverty, homelessness, unemployment, and crime."
This open textbook is designed to introduce readers to the basics of technical communication: audience and task analysis in workplace contexts, clear and concise communications style, effective document design, teamwork and collaboration, and fundamental research skills.
The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative information on important matters in science and health policy. All books are free to download or can be purchased in hard copy for a reasonable price.
The National Science Digital Library provides high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines
From the publisher: This textbook "presents a sociological understanding of society but also a sociological perspective on how to change society, while maintaining the structure and contents of the best mainstream texts."