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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Adapted from Open educational resources (OER) Guide by UQ Library. We would like to thank UQ Library for letting us use their guide as a template.

eTextbooks collections

Search for a particular topic or browse for eTextbooks in your subject area. You may be required to register to access or download the books.

Please keep in mind that freely available books should be looked at critically for appropriateness and content - make sure you know how to evaluate your sources for Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy and Purpose (the CRAAP test) as there are fewer checks and balances in place for freely available resources. See our Evaluating Sources guide for more information.

Open access eBooks



Reports and papers

List of Open Access book publishers

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