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Faculty Resources: Affordable Course Materials

Information about course reserves, information literacy instruction, class resources, and other resources for instructors
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Locating Affordable Materials

Finding Affordable Course Materials

Library Resources

EBSCO eBook Collections: Over 200,000 ebooks covering a wide range of topics

Gale Literature: Literary resources

ProQuest eBook Central: Business & Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Engineering & Technology, History & Political Science, Humanities, Interdisciplinary & Area Studies, Language, Literature, & Linguistics, Law, International Relations, & Public Policy, Life Sciences, Medical, Nursing & Allied Health, Physical Sciences, Psychology & Social Work, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology & Anthropology

Sage Business Cases: Contact Karen Bleier for access to the Teaching Notes, available to full-time or adjunct faculty and instructional designers

Sage Research Methods: Research, writing, and the research process

Search our databases for journal articles and other course materials


Open Access eBooks / Open Educational Resources

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Agriculture & Food Sciences, Arts & Architecture, Biology & Life Sciences, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, General Works, Health Sciences, History & Archaeology, Languages & Literatures, Law & Political Science, Mathematics & Statistics, Philosophy & Religion, Physics & Astronomy, Science (General), Social Sciences, Technology & Engineering

Galileo Open Learning Materials: Biology, Business, Management, Economics, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science & Information Technology, Criminal Justice, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Geological Sciences & Geography, History, Information Literacy, Mathematics, Nursing & Health Sciences, Philosophy &  Religion, Physics & Astronomy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work

Modern Art Books from the Guggenheim Museum: Art & Design

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine: Sciences, Engineering, Medicine

OER Commons: Applied Science, Arts & Humanities, Business & Communication, Career & Technical Education, Education, English, Language Arts, History, Law, Life Science, Mathematics, Physical Science, Social Science

Open Book Publishers: Anthropology, Archaeology & Religion, Art & Music, Cinema & Photography, "Classics," Digital Humanities, Economics, Politics & Sociology, Education, Environmental Studies, Health, History & Biography, History of the Book, History of Science, International Relations, Law, Literature, Languages & Culture, Mathematics, Media Studies & Journalism, Open Field Guides, Philosophy, Sciences, Theatre, Women & Gender Studies, Textbooks

Open Textbook Library: Accounting & Finance, Business, Computer Science & Information Systems, Economics, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Journalism, Media Studies & Communication, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Natural Science, Social Science, Student Success

OpenStax: Math, Science, Social Science, Humanities, Business, College Success

SpringerLink Open Access Package: Medicine & Public Health, Biomedicine, Life Sciences, Physics, Computer Science


Open Courses, Lessons, & Simulations

Lumen Learning: Business, English, Communication, Humanities, Languages, Mathematics, Natural Science, Social Science, Technology, and Transitional Studies

MIT Open Courseware: Business, Energy, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health & Medicine, Humanities, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Society, Teaching & Education

PhET: Interactive simulations for science and math

Saylor Academy: Art History, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Economics, English, English as a Second Language, History, Learning Skills, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Professional Development, Psychology, Sociology


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