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The Price is Right: 11 Excellent Sites for Free Digital Textbooks

The Price is Right: 11 Excellent Sites for Free Digital Textbooks | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
If you're committed to shifting your curriculum to e-textbooks, consider trying free first. Here are the best sites for digital books that won't cost your students a dime.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, August 14, 2013 9:03 PM

Are you looking for resources for free digital books? This post provides information on 12 sites (plus 3 bonus sites with hot links but no information) including the types and levels of books available. Although most are for college level you will find some of middle school and high school. Some of the sites listed are below:

* Bookboon

* Boundless

* California Learning Resource Network (for K-12 and higher ed)

* The Global Text Project (some books available in Chinese, Spanish and English)

* Open Stax which also provides some additional teaching materials (high school and college)

* Open Education Group (out of Brigham Young University) has six science textbooks designed for middle and high school.

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Open education, open source, and the dilemma over e-textbooks

Open education, open source, and the dilemma over e-textbooks | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: At Boundless, we love reading inspiring articles about open education. We recently came across a post on OpenSource.com by blogger and librarian Carolyn Fox (reblogged below) that gives...
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Free Online Content Forces Publishers to Adjust

Free Online Content Forces Publishers to Adjust | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
The growing use of open educational resources is leading publishers to blend free materials into their products and services.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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