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What are Open Textbooks?

Open textbook is a textbook licensed under an open copyright license and made available online to be freely used by students, teachers, and members of the public.

  • They are available for free as online versions and in a variety of file formats (e.g., for eReaders, editable files like XML and HTML), and as low-cost printed versions, should students or faculty opt for these.
  • Open textbooks are a way to significantly reduce student textbook costs while giving instructors the flexibility to reformat and customize their course material.
  • They are an affordable, flexible alternative to traditionally published textbooks.
Title Source License notes
Computer Networks: A Systems Approach | 2019 Open Textbook Library CC BY multiple formats
Cracking Codes with Python | 2018 Free Tech Books Online
Computer Science I | 2018 Free Tech Books CC BY-SA 4.0 PDF download
Database Design - 2nd Edition | updated 2019 Magellan Scientific CC BY 4.0 Multiple formats
Professional Web Accessibility Auditing Made Easy | 2019 Ryerson University Pressbooks CC BY-SA 4.0 multiple formats
Algorithms and Data Structures with Applications to Graphics and Geometry | updated 2019 BC Open Ed CC BY 4.0 Multiple formats
Sets, Logic, Computation: An Open Introduction to Metalogic | updated 2021 Open Textbook Library CC BY 4.0 PDF download
Open Data Structures | updated 2019 Open Textbook Library CC BY-NC-SA PDF or Online
Python for Everybody: Exploring Data Using Python 3 | 2016 Open Textbook Library CC BY-NC-SA PDF or Print B&W
Linux Appliance Design: A Hands-On Guide to Building Linux Appliances | 2017 Free Tech Book PDF
Information Systems | updated 2019 BC Open Ed CC BY 4.0 PDF download

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