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Open Educational Resources Guide

Find, use, adapt openly available textbooks and educational materials to enhance college coursework.

Open Educational Resources in Mathematics

OER books come from many sources. Some are developed by the author specifically to teach a course, some are new textbooks from commercial publisher that the author negotiated to be published open access, some are older textbooks where the copyright has reverted to the author. Here are some examples of the variety of OER books you can find.

A Spiral Workbook for Discrete Mathematics
Think Stats 2e
The Raven's Hat
Elementary Number Theory: Primes, Congruences, and Secrets
A First Course in Linear Algebra
How We Got from There to Here: A Story of Real Analysis
Mathematical Reasoning
Introduction to the Modeling and Analysis of Complex Systems
Calculus Volume 1
Introduction to Financial Mathematics: Concepts and Computational Methods
A Concise Introduction to Logic
Active Calculus Multivariable
Data Science for Undergraduates
Seeing Theory
Combinatorics Through Guided Discovery
Differential Geometry

What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that are free of cost and access barriers, and which can be fully used, shared and adapted in the digital environment.

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