Ebook Central, the industry’s most intuitive ebook platform for users and librarians. Ebook Central makes it easy to manage discovery, selection, acquisition, administration, and reporting all in one place – and to give students, faculty and researchers seamless and immediate access to the ebooks they need.
The UNWTO Elibrary is an online service from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with a broad coverage of tourism and related subject areas. The UNWTO Elibrary is an information source offering an unparalleled coverage of research and information in the area of tourism and available to our Member States, Affiliate Members, subscribers and general public.
ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. There are currently more than 11 million articles/chapters, a content base that is growing at a rate of almost 0.5 million additions per year.
Provide listing of available World Bank datasets, including databases, pre-formatted tables, reports and other resources.
The Open Access Directory (OAD) is a compendium of simple factual lists about open access (OA) to science and scholarship, maintained by the OA community at large. By bringing many OA-related lists together in one place, OAD makes it easier for everyone to discover them, use them for reference, and update them. The easier they are to maintain and discover, the more effectively they can spread useful, accurate information about OA
Free public domain audiobooks
A subset of OER, open textbooks, including those found in the B.C. Open Textbook Collection, can help improve the learning experience for students while mitigating the financial barriers keeping them from achieving their academic goals.
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OpenStax is part of Rice University, which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable corporation. As an educational initiative, it’s our mission to improve educational access and learning for everyone. Through our partnerships with philanthropic foundations and our alliance with other educational resource companies, we’re breaking down the most common barriers to learning. Because we believe that everyone should and can have access to knowledge.
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.
The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners and researchers.
OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources.
Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that helps overcome legal obstacles to the sharing of knowledge and creativity to address the world’s pressing challenges.
The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, they provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public. The archive contains
– 588 billion web pages28 million books and texts
– 14 million audio recordings (including 220,000 live concerts)
– 6 million videos (including 2 million Television News programs)
– 3.5 million images
– 580,000 software programs
Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 114 different sources and contains 440,250 records. OASIS is being developed at SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library.
ICE Publishing is a leading provider of information for researchers and practitioners worldwide in the fields of civil and environmental engineering and materials science. Established in 1818, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an influential professional membership body and registered charity.
Established in 1988, IGI Global, headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania, is a leading international academic publisher of reference books, journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, proceedings, video lecture series, and databases focusing information science and technology.
Masader is the brand name of the Oman Virtual Science Library, which provides seamless and affordable access to a wealth of global research material. Membership of the Oman Research and Education Network (OMREN) makes Masader available to universities, technical colleges, and other Oman-based institutions engaged in education and scientific research.