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E-Book Guide

How to search for, download, and use e-books at Spalding University Library.



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 98 different sources and contains 368,237 records. Filter results by format to narrow results. 

OASIS is being developed at SUNY Geneseo's Milne Library.

Open Source Books & eBooks

Google Scholar Search

Open Educational Resource Repositories

Online Textbooks

BCampus OpenEd Resources (Allows for adopting and modifying textbooks)

Global Text Project (University contributed content)

OpenStax  (Peer-reviewed)

Open Textbook Library (Peer-reviewed)

Merlot (Peer-reviewed)

Learning Activities

CORA (A collaborative space for faculty and librarians for developing and contributing research assignments)

Merlot (Includes textbooks, lesson plans, case studies, videos from many subject area.  Content is reviewed by peers.)

Noba (Resources for Psychology)

OER Commons (Includes textbooks, lesson plans, case studies, videos from many subject areas)