There is also http://www.books.google.com , Connexions (http://www.cnx.org), Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (http://www.oerconsortium.org) and Flat World Knowledge (http://www.flatworldknowledge.com)
You can also try free swap sites like http://www.bookins.com and http://www.swap.com.
Anyone know of other sites for free online textbooks?
1.) Wowio (wowio.com):
PDF versions of new books to buy, and also free ebooks Wowio members cannot download more than three free books per day or 30 per month
Free books on science, engineering and computer science skills Professors have the option of uploading lecture notes free along with books
3.) Google Book Search (books.google.com):
Search for previews of copyrighted or open source books, maps and magazines
4.) Cliffs Notes (cliffsnotes.com):
Guides on select novels, foreign languages and math available for free
5.) WikiBooks (wikibooks.org):
Project focuses on creating open-source textbooks by experts interested in widening educational access Similar to Wikipedia
Their About Us page says:
Boundless is making the world's open educational content more useful for students by connecting them with the wealth of high quality, openly licensed, and free educational content that has been created by leading educators and institutions over the last 20 years. We work directly with pillars of the Open Educational Resources (OER) community and have an esteemed set of advisors and investors with substantial experience in education, publishing, and OER. Boundless curates the best open content to create a free learning platform that saves students money and helps them learn more efficiently.
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