Open Source Education: Free Textbook Archive

Open Source Education: Free Textbook Archive

In the spirit of open software, Open Culture is building a list of free, online collegiate textbooks.

Lisa Baldini
  • 27 august 2010

College is as much a financial investment as it is an investment of time. While tuition costs tend to be the biggest expense, the cost of textbooks often figure greatly into the total. We’ve previously documented the remixable textbook option whereby professors can pick and choose excerpts from different texts into an electronic gadget — lowering the price of buying numerous books. Still, those measures can prove costly.

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