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Free and Almost Free Books

Many choices for textbooks exist at greatly reduced or no cost.

  • There are some textbooks that can be adopted without a cost. These are truly open textbooks.
     
  • There are some textbooks that can be adopted without a cost but have a bit of advertising or survey request links.
     
  • There are some textbooks that can be adopted for a small fee.
     
  • One can also rent textbooks at substantially reduced costs.

It is important to consider the choices and pick the materials that are right for you and your students. The links below take you to sites that offer books for free or almost free.

Open Textbooks Listed by Subject

Connexions

Flatworld Knowledge

Merlot

Wikibooks

Chegg Textbooks

Finding Free Books (mostly fiction)

Project Gutenberg

E-Books Directory

TeleRead

Open Learn (UK site)

Follett Bookstores

Physics Online 24/7

Online Physics Forums