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Finding Open Access Resources

Open access is the free, immediate online availability of information, with no limits on reuse, re-purposing or sharing. Learn how to find, use and cite open access material – available even after you leave university.

Searching for OA material

It's easy to find open access material online.

Search engines

Many search engines can search for and return creative commons licensed works.

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Benefits of using Open textbooks:

  • no student will miss out due to finances
  • access textbooks online anywhere, anytime, with no limit on the number of users
  • textbooks are produced by credible authors, often educators in the field

Sites with Open texbooks: