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Open Access: Textbooks, journals, and articles

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Textbook costs can be a major economic barrier for students. Use the resources below to find cost-free alternatives.

What are Open Textbooks?

Not finding exactly what you want? Modifying an Open Textbook provides detailed instructions on adapting an existing resource to your needs. VIVA Course Redesign Grants can support you as you adopt, adapt, or create open access materials for your classes.

Use the search box above or any of the links below to search for open access resources. These tools all cover different formats (articles, textbooks, and more). See the boxes below for ones limited to textbooks, articles, and journals.


Journals and Articles


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Randolph College Open Access LibGuide by Stephen G. Krueger is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.