14 Best Websites To Find Free Textbooks Online

Going to college can be an expensive ordeal. Affording tuition is challenging enough, but other costs such as textbook purchases are usually on top of tuition, room, and board.

Thankfully, there are legitimate ways to get free textbooks online or at lower prices to help your budget.

How  We Chose Our Sources

We found open library formats or open education resources (OER) that may receive funding from philanthropic and public entities.

1. Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is an online library of free eBooks that thousands of volunteers digitize and proofread books.

They publish high-quality, peer-reviewed, openly licensed college textbooks free online and low-cost in print.

2. OpenStax.org

Open Textbook Library has textbooks on extensive college subjects with free licenses with Creative Commons, making it free for anyone to use and change.

3. Open  Textbook Library

All books are free and easy to download. Their collection is not academically-oriented but predominantly classics, including memoirs, fiction, and short stories.

4. Freeditorial

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