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Anthropology
Biology/Health/Nursing
Chemistry
The Classics 
College Writing and Communication
Computers, Programming, Software
Documentary Films
Economics
E-Learning

Earth/Physical Science
Education
Engineering
English/Literature/Linguistics
History/Political Science
History Using Quick Notes
Journalism
Law

Mathematics
Music
 

Philosophy and Religion
Physical Science
Physics
Psychology

Public Speaking
Sociology
Software
Spanish

Student Success Center
Statistics Undergraduate Material
Graduate Statistics
Teaching
Television

Other Stuff
Virtual Learning   
Open Access Journals
Miscellaneous Open Access Materials
Business Textbooks
Other Free Internet Library Collections
High School Books From K-12

 

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Presidential Courage
Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989
 
by Michael Beschloss,

Presidential Politics
Party Politics and Presidential
Elections  from 1788 to 2012

Thomas Jefferson
The Art of Power, 2012,
by Jon Meacham

Generations and The Fourth Turning
William Strauss and Neil Howe

Second Chance
Three Presidents and the Crisis of America Superpower
by Zbigniew Brzezinski

American Dynasty Aristocracy, Fortune, and
 the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush
by K. Phillips
,

Don't Know Much About History E
Everything You Need To Know About
American History But Never Learned
 by Kenneth C. Davis

 

Anthropology
Anthropology - a glossary of over 1700 terms related to anthropology.
Biological Anthropology Topics
Cultural Anthropology

Paleoanthropology, Introduction to from Wikibooks
Biology
An On-Line Biology Book is 59 lecture outlines

Anatomy and Physiology of Animals
Biochemistry
does not contain all updates made to the latest edition though it does offer a comprehensive biochemistry instruction.
Biology, Basic
for biology majors from the University of Connecticut
Biology Books from Textbooks Revolution
Biology Internet Library is a  free collection of learning materials.
Biology Pages John W. Kimball, Harvard University

Biology, Rediscovering by multiple authors, UMass Amherst, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Portland Community College

Botany Online: The Internet Hypertextbook by multiple scholars.
Cell, Inside the from Global Text Project

Cells: Molecules and Mechanisms. Published by the Axolotl Academic Publishing Co.
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Genes, Technology and Policy
Genetics for the 21st Century, Practical from Flatworld

Genetics, The New from Global Text Project
Human Physiology from Wikibooks

Life, The Structures of from Global Text Project
Molecular Biology Web Book
Oncology, Radiation
Proteomics from Wikibooks
Physiology, Human from Wikibooks
Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, Then
Statistical machine learning for computational biology
Statistics for health, life and social sciences
requires SPSS Knowledge
 

Health/Nursing

Accredited Social Health Activists from Global Text Project
Addiction, Drugs, Brains, and Behavior – The Science of Addiction
Anatomy, Gray's a classic medical reference has 3,000 entries and 1,247 engravings.
Anesthesia, Developing organization
Behavioral and Social Science Research from e-Source
Cardiovascular Diseases, Understanding from Open Learn

Chemistry of Health, The from Global Text Project
Child Health Commonwealth of Learning

Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Issues in

Disaster Management
Diseases, Communicable Commonwealth of Learning
Developing Anesthesia
Diseases of Children in Subtropics and Tropics from Global Text Project
Dermatology is well-organized and covers more than two dozen topics in detail.

Electronic Medican/ Mobil Health and Connected Health, from Textbook Media, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.
Ecotoxicologie from Connexions

Emergency and Risk Management Case Studies

End of Life Care, Moral and Ethical Principles  from Open Learn
First Aid from Wikibooks covers the information from a first aid course with links to additional resources.
Health, Biology of, The
Health Education from Connexions
Health Encyclopedia
a searchable medical reference textbook for med students and everyday people.

Health and Lifestyle, Finding Information in

Health Hazards, Physical from Global Text Project
Health Now: An Integrative Approach to Personal Health 5/12, from Flatworld, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.
Health is Everywhere: Unraveling the Mystery of Health from Open Learn

HIV and AIDS (custom copyright)
HIV Medicine: A Medical Textbook provides information on HIV medicine and prevention in multiple languages.
Immunodeficiency Disorder, Primary
from Global Text Project
Infection Prevention (custom copyright)
Handbook Medical Decisions for Others, Making, FL Handbook
Medicine, History of

Medical Knowledge Base

Medicine Transformed: On Access to Health Care from Open Learn

Medicine Transformed: On Access to Health Care from Open Learn

Medline Plus

NIH Curriculum Supplement Series from Open Learn
Nursing Internet Library
Nutrition: A Functional Approach, Essentials of
11/11, from Flatworld, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.

Nutrition: Proteins from Open Learn

Human Nutrition from Open Learn
Human Physiology from Textbook Revolution

Obesity: Balanced Diets and Treatment from Open Learn

Occupational Health from Open Learn
Patent Care Coordination and Management Utah Valley University
Plastic Surgeons for Nonsurgeons, Practical from Global Text Project

Public Health
Sexuality & Our Diversity: Integrating Culture with the Biopsychosocial
5/12, Flatworld, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few $.

Sexuality and Sexual Health (custom copyright)

Sexually Transmitted Infections (custom copyright)
Safety, Health and Environmental Management, Intergrated: An Introduction
Learning Space
Statistics for health, life and social sciences requires SPSS Knowledge

Surgical Care at the District Hospital from Global Text Project
Surgical Care at Regional Hospital  GTP
Vaccination
Women’s Medicine, The Global Library of

Chemistry
Biochemistry Garrett and Grisham
Chemistry, General, Principles, Patterns, and Applications,12/11, Flatworld, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.
Chemistry, Introductory, 03/11, Flatworld, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.
Cement in the Energy Industry, Portland

Chemistry is a virtual interactive chemistry textbook high school chemistry allowing you to interact with other Internet resources.
Chemistry, Analytical from Virginia Tech
Chemistry, Concept Development Studies in

Chemistry, Frontiers in from Global Text Project 
Chemistry, General. Organic, and Biological, The Basics of
Chemistry, General: Principles, Patterns, and Applications from Global Text Project
Chemistry, Introductory, from Flatworld
Chemistry I, General from Connexions
Chemistry II General from Connexions
Chemistry, Introductory from Flatworld
Chemistry, Inorganic and Nano, Physical Methods in
Chemistry Lab Fall, Honors from Connexions
Chemistry of Electronic Materials
from Connexions
Chemistry of the Main Group Elements from Connexions

Chemistry, Organic Daley and Daley

Chemistry, Synthetic Strategies from Global Text Project
Chemistry Books from Textbooks Revolution
Chemistry Tutors can help
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Chem1 Virtual Textbook
introduces students to chemistry and acts as a basic chemistry reference.
Chemistry Internet Library has free books and other stuff.
Hydrogen  from Connexions
Hydrogen Storage for Use as a Fuel Case Study, Methods of from Connexions


College Writing and Communication
A Thematic Reader for Writer, Open for Knowledge  12/11 
from Flatworld, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.
A Rhetorical Reader for Writers 
12/12, from Flatworld, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.
Business Communication for Success from Flatworld Knowledge
See Also Business Communication Books

College Writing a composition handbook and textbook that can be used as a complete reference to basic writing and AP style.
Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies
Diversity and Difference in Communication
Etymology Dictionary
Grammar, etc, Textbook media, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.
Rhetoric and Composition, Wekibooks
Technical Writing  instructs on everything from business correspondence and resume design to audience analysis and the writing process.
Text and Discourse, New Introduction to the Study of Global Text Project
Writing about Literature through Theory,
12/12, from Flatworld, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars

Writing Explotatory Essays from Textbook Media, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars
Writing Exploratory Essays - from The Writing and Communication Center at MIT, this textbook is designed for first-year students.

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Computers, Programming, Software, Other Collections

Computing
Basic Computing Using Windows from Wikibooks
Business Information Systems: Design an App for That
from Flatworld Knowledge
Computer Science, A Balanced Introduction to Computer Science
Computers Work, How
Computer Simulation, Understanding
Computing Life
explores ways scientists, artists are computing life
Documentary Films, Technology

Digital Communication and Coding, Principles of Global Test Project

Electrical and Computer Engineering, A First Course from Connexions and Appendix Materials
Green Technical Strategies, using computers and telecommunications technology, Global Test Project
History of Programming Languages Global Test Project

Information Systems: A Manager's Guide To Harnessing Technology Version 1.1
from Flatworld
Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology—Version 1.2 from Flatworld
Information Systems: A managers Guide To Harnessing Technology  Global Test Project
Information Systems
Law for Computing Students
Network applications, Technolodgy and Implications  Global Test Project
Networking for the Developing World, Wireless Global Test Project
Project Management from Simple to Complex from Flatworld Knowledge

Programming
General
Algorithms to Z-Scores: Probabilistic and Statistical Modeling in Computer, From
Design Programs How to

Free Open Source Software from UNDP
Game Programming Global Test Project
Logic, Digital Global Test Project
Logic, An Introduction to Formal Global Test Project

Musical Signal Processing with LabVIEW -- MIDI for Synthesis and Algorithm Control  from Connexions 

NLP Concept (Neuro-Linguistic Programming Audio Course)
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) with ActionScript
Object-Oriented Programming, Principles of has a Java syntax primer, glossary, and problem and solution sets.
Object-Oriented Programming, Principles of from Connexions

Open Source Software, Producing
Python 2.6, Non-Programmer's Tutorial for
from Wikibooks
PHP Global Test Project
Pogramming 3D Graphics with OpenGL from Connexions
Programming Fundamentals - A Modular Structured Approach using C++ from Connexions

Programming and Programming Concepts Using VB. NET, An Introduction to Global Test Project
Programming, G, Introduction to from Connexions
Programming, lab view graphical

Programming Languages: Application and Interpretation
Programming, Mathematical Modeling, and Elementary Mechanics, A Computational Introduction to
from Connexions
Programming Methodology
from Connexions

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Languages

Ada Programming
Java Programming from Wikibooks
Java, Introduction to Programming Using
Java Script for Browser Game Programming, Using

Java Programming  from Wikibooks
C++ Video Lectures
C# Programming  from Wikibooks
C++, 2e Volume 1, Thinking in and Programming Fundamentals: A Modular Structured Approach Using C++
Haskell from Wikibooks
Linear Complementarity, Linear and Non Linear Programming Global Test Project
Linux Documentation Project
Linux and Programming
Linux Programming, Advances
VB.NET, Introduction to Programming and Programming concepts, Using
x86 Disassembly from Wikibooks
XForms from Wikibooks

XML: Managing Data Exchange from Wikibooks

Software
General
Blender 3D: Noob to Pro from Wikibooks

Producing Open Source Software: How to Run a Successful Free Software Project
Knoppix, Knowing
Software Engineering, The New Global Test Project
MathCad
Microsoft Stuff
Essential Microsoft Office 2000
Essential Microsoft Office 2003 
Essentials of Office 2010
Essential Microsoft Office XP
Excel Internet Library has free books and other stuff.
How to Use Microsoft® Word®: The Careers in Practice Series  11/12 
Flatworld, e-book is free, paper cost $.
How to Use Microsoft® Excel® The Careers in Practice Series
11/12  Flatworld, e-book is free, paper cost $.
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
Introduction to Microsoft Windows XP 
Introduction to Microsoft Word 200

Microsoft Press : Free e-book: “First Look: Microsoft Office 2010
MS Vista Software/Hardware Compatibility Issues, A Technical Guide to

Word Internet Library from 21st Century Learning Products

Statistics Software

SPSS, TI-84, MiniTab, SAS, StataQuest, and Excel Video Tutorials
Excel, Quick Notes Statistics Course Using MicrosoftTM books, homework, tests
SPSS to Understand Research and Data Analysis, Using

R Resources  from UCLA
SPSS Class Notes
from UCLA
Stata Class Notes
from UCLA
SAS Resources 
from UCLA
HLM from UCLA
Mplus
 from UCLA
SUDAAN
 from UCLA
Packages, Other
Software, Free Business from 21st Century Learning Products
Tutorials,, Free Software
from 21st Century Learning Products
Excel Internet Library
from 21st Century Learning Products

Other Collections of Computers and Programming Textbooks
Computer Books from Textbooks Revolution
Free Book Center.net also has many computer/mathematic books.
Free Business Software
Free Online Computer Science and Programming Books, Textbooks, and Lecture Notes
Free Programming Books from Apress

Free Software Tutorials
Free Tech Books.com has many free programming books.
Online Books in Computer Science
Programming and Computer Science Books

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University of Alabama Computers Science Library
169 Programming E-Books
195-free-online-programing Books
660 Programming E-books at ITQuestionBank.com

Documentary Films
Psychology

History
Politics
Religion
Technology

 

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E-Learning
E-Learning Books from the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies

Earth/Physical Science
Ecology, Applied from Wikibooks
Geography, An Outline of American
Geography, Basic
from Wikibooks
Geographic Information Systems, Essential of 11/11, from Flatworld, Flatworld, e-book is free, paper cost $.
Geography, World Regional: People, Places and Globalization,
1/12, from Flatworld, Flatworld, e-book is free, paper cost $.
Geographic Information Systems, Essentials of from Flatworld Knowledge

Oceanography in the 21st Century Global Test Project

Oceanography, Introduction to Global Test Project
Oceanography, Physical, Introduction to from Ocean World which provides free resources
Oceanography, Regional: An Introduction to Global Test Project
Simple Nature Physics for Engineering and Physical Science Students An Introduction...
  calculus-based
World Regional Geography: People, Places and Globalization from Flatworld Knowledge
Earth Science Textbooks
from Textbook Revolution

Education
Academic Administration, Finance and Management from Connexions

Blended Learning in K-12 from Wikibooks
Caribbean Higher Education, An Open Source Guide
Caribbean Literacy, A brave new digi-world,: a search for solutions from Connexions
Clicker Resource Guide from Connexions
Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience from Wikibooks
Collaborative Learning and the Open Educational Resource Movement from Connexions

College Success     Six Steps To Job Search Success     University Life: A College Survival Story 
from Flatworld,
Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.

Communication Affect And Learning In The Classroom
Computers in Education for Talented and Gifted Students
Counseling Theories, Faculty Use of Courseware to Teach
from Connexions
Democracy and Education by John Dewey
Distance Education Content, Visual Design for
from Connexions

Education Cup, 2008-2009 Open,: High Performance Computing( Competition)
Education for an Information Age, 6th ed. by Bernie Pool of the University of Pittsburgh

Education, Social and Cultural Foundations of American
Education and Income Inequality, chapter 21 of The Age of Turbulence, Adventures in a New World, by Alan Greenspan  Buy the BOOK
Educational Ideas From Economists
Educational Psychology from Global Text
Free Excel Stuff for Teachers

Information, Communication and Technology in Education from UNDP
Learning 2.0 for Associations
Learning Theories from Wikibooks

OER, Everything You Needed to Know about from Global Text
On-Line Education from Connexions
Online Teaching and Learning, Promising Practice in

Opening Up Education: The Collective Advancement of Education through Open Technology, …

Information Age Education has 37 e-books for Pre-service and In-service K-12 Teachers, and other Educators.
Social & Cultural Foundations of American Education from Wikibooks

Teachers as Readers  from Global Text

Teacher Compensation, Textbook Media, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.

Teacher Education Course Materials, Master of Arts in (International)

Teaching Students to Re Diverse Populations, Textbook Media, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.

Technology, Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching and from Global Text
Technology into the Classroom, Integrating
Web 2:0, Tools in Education: A Guick Guide
English
Business Communication for Success
Flatworld, e-book is free, paper cost $
Business English for Success from Flatworld 

Etymology Dictionary, Online
Grammar of English Grammars, The
Linguistics, How Language Works: The Cognitive Science of Linguistics by Mike Gasser, Indiana University
Linguistics, Introduction to Text from Global Text Project
Literature in Brief, USA is a condensed version of The Outline of American literature.
British Literature, British, 1/13, Flatworld, e-book is free, paper cost $

Mass Communication, Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction 3/12, Flatworld

Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication, Understanding from Flatworld Knowledge
Perspectives: A Concise Guide to Analysis, Exploring from Flatworld Knowledge

Public Speaking, Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of from Flatworld Knowledge
Public Speaking, The Art of - Dale Carnegie
Public Speaking - Principles and Practice Irvah Lester Winter
Public Speaking
- Clarence Stratton
Public Speaking, Successful Methods of Grenville Kleiser

Phrases, Fifteen Thousand Useful

Reading, Writing, and Researching for History from Bowdoin College
Synonyms and Antonyms, English

Text and Discourse, New Introduction to the Study of  from Global Text Project  

Writing for Success  from Flatworld Knowledge
Write Yourself a Scheme in 48 Hours

Writers, Handbook for from Flatworld Knowledge
Zine Making from Wikibooks

History/Political Science
A Comprehensive Outline of World History

Amazing Ancient World Of Western Civilization The

American Dynasty, a 5 page summary   Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush, by Kevin Phillipsv Buy the Book
American Government and Politics in the Information Age, 8/11, from Flatworld, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.
A History of the United States Vol. 1 A History of the United States Vol. 2
A History of the United States Vol. 2, 3/12, from Flatworld, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.

American History, Academic

     Colonial Period 1607-1763

     Revolutionary War Era 1763-1800

     The Jefferson-Jackson Era 1800-1840 

     The Ante Bellum, Expansion, Civil War Era 1840-1865 

     The Gilded Age and Reconstruction 1865-1900 

     Progressivism & America's Rise to World Power 1896-1920 

     Twenties, Depression, New Deal & World War II 1920-1945 

     The Post-World War II, Cold War Era 1945-1980 
American History
from Pre-Columbian to the New Millennium
American History is an exciting, interactive, multimedia history of the United States.
Audioowl.com/genre/History is an extensive collection of free history books

Basic Political Concepts from Global Text Project
Berlin Wall 20 Years After,The

Bill of Rights, The Unted States

Books, Free from the history blog

Chinese History, Topics in Premodern by Gregory Smits, Penn State University
Constitution and Government, UK

Constitution of The United States", by Founding Fathers
Current Events Internet Library 
Democracy in America, by Alexis de Tocqueville

Documentary Films, History
Documentary Films, Politics

Don't  Know Much about History is a 5 page summary  Everything You Need To Know About American History But Never Learned   Buy Book
E-government from Wikibooks
European History  from Wikibooks
Europe in Retrospect
offers a brief history of the past 200 years.
Federal Science Policy from the New Deal to the Present, A History of from Connexions

French Revolution, The Learning Space

Government, Your Voice, Your Future from Textbook Media, Internet free, printable and paper version cost a few dollars.
History Guide, The of European history
History Internet Library is a  free collection of learning materials.
History Sourcebook
from Fordham University
Holocaust, The from Learning Space
Internet (Search Skills) for History

Japanese, Making by Gregory Smits, Penn State University

Japanese Cultural History, Topics in by Gregory Smits, Penn State University
Japanese History (Shotoku), A Short Introduction to (Custom)

Japanese History, Topics in Medieval by Gregory Smits, Penn State University
Japanese History, Topics in Premoderm by Gregory Smits, Penn State University
Jerusalem Problem: The Struggle for Permanent Status, The
Kings and Queens of England
from Wikibooks
Manifesto, The Metaconstitutional  from Global Text Project
New Zealand History from Wikibooks
Online History Books from Ohio State University
Open Courseware.us  has basic U. S. historical documents and more.
Outline of U.S. History from Textbook Revolution

Politics, Thinking About: American Government in Associational Perspective by Paul F. deLespinasse, Adrian College
Political Concepts, Basic from Global Text Project

Presidential Courage, an 8page summary Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989, by Michael Beschloss  Buy this Book

Reading, Writing, and Researching for History from Bowdoin College

Second Chance, a 6 page summary Three Presidents and the Crisis of America Superpower, is by Zbigniew Brzezinski Buy this Book

Statistics for health, life and social sciences requires SPSS Knowledge
Teacher Sourcebook, Our Documents

Teaching with Documents
Thinking About Politics: American Government in Associational Perspective
 

Underground Railroad, Stories of the
UK Constitution and Government from Wikibooks
US History since 1877
U.S. History since 1877 from Connexions
U.S. History a digital textbook from the from the University of Huston
U.S. History, Online
U.S. History from Wikibooks
US History Theme 1 The New South and Western Development from Connexions

US History Learner English (ESL) by The Learner English Series

Western Art and Civilization, History of
Women of Influence, About America (PD)
World Cultures from Textbook revolution

World History, A Comprehensive Outline from Connexions
World History (Organized by Region) A Comprehensive Outline from Connexions

Journalism
Journalism 2.0  How to Survive and Thrive: A digital literacy guide for the information age. Use site if download doesn't work.
What Journalists Want to See on Your Website by Vocus Inc.
Handbook of Independent Journalism
Mass Communication, Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction 3/12, Flatworld
Law
Law, Criminal

Law for Computing Students
Legal and Regulatory Issues in the Information Economy
Unified Theory of a Law, A
Arizona Education Law Review: Gary Emanuel, Northern Arizona University
Copyright for Librarians
Social Responsibility: The relation between law and education
Law from ebook loby has an extensive of law e-books

Music
Guitar
Music Fundamentals 1: Pitch and Major Scales and Keys from Towson University and Connexions
Music Fundamentals 2: Rhythm and Meter
from Towson University and Connexions
Music Fundamentals 3: Minor Scales and Keys
from Towson University and Connexions
Music Fundamentals 4: Intervals
from Towson University and Connexions
Music Fundamentals 5: Triads, Chords, Introduction to Roman Numerals
fromTowson University and  Connexions
Music, The Basic Elements of
from Connexions
Music Theory, Understanding Basic , from Connexions
Noisy Learning: Loud but Fun Music Education Activities from Connexions
Perception of Music from Connexions

Sound Reasoning (Introductory Music course) by Anthony Brandt, Rice University from Connexions