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.

We researched these websites, avoiding those that we felt may not be properly obtaining books or articles from authors with permission or may be prone to viruses.

1. Project Gutenberg The respected Project Gutenberg is the oldest digital library with over 60,000 eBooks. This site is an excellent place to find books you can enjoy reading.

2. OpenStax.org OpenStax is a non-profit initiative of Rice University and has an impressive list of founding funders, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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

4. Freeditorial Freeditorial is an online publishing house and library. All books are free and easy to download.

5. LibreTexts.org UC Davis leads LibreTexts in a higher education institutional cooperative effort to provide an easy-to-use online platform for open educational resources (OER) to help students save money on textbooks in key academic subjects.

6. Bookboon Bookboon has an easy-to-use library with hundreds of practical ebooks, including higher income skills like soft skills.

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