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Open Books and Textbooks
Introduction to Community Psychology
Edited by: Len Jason, Center for Community Research; Olya Glantsman, Department of Psychology; Kaitlyn Ramian, graduate student; Jack O'Brien, research project assistant
"This textbook will show you how to comprehensively analyze, investigate, and address escalating problems of economic inequality, violence, substance abuse, homelessness, poverty, and racism. It will provide you with perspectives and tools to partner with community members and organizations to promote a fair and equitable allocation of resources and opportunities."
MIT OpenCourseWare This link opens in a new window
MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
OpenStax This link opens in a new window
A nonprofit based at Rice University.
Access note: Freely available to the public. To access faculty-only materials, you can create an OpenStax account and request faculty access. See their FAQ for more info (https://openstax.org/faq)
Open Textbook Library This link opens in a new window
Provides about 100 open textbooks in various disciplines. The Open Textbook Library is supported by the Center for Open Education and the Open Textbook Network.
Access note: Freely available to the public.
Almost 3000 open-content textbooks that anyone can edit. "Wikibooks is for textbooks, annotated texts, instructional guides, and manuals. These materials can be used in a traditional classroom, an accredited or respected institution, a home-school environment, as part of a Wikiversity course, or for self-learning. As a general rule, only instructional books are suitable for inclusion. Non-fictional books (as well as fictional ones) that aren't instructional aren't allowed on Wikibooks. Literary elements, such as allegory or fables, that are used as instructional tools can be permitted in some situations."
Business + Social Sciences Librarian