Open Access

Open access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.

Open Textbooks

BCcampus OpenEd

  • Find a textbook for students & faculty – Search for open textbooks @ BCcampus.  The curated collection aligns with the top 40 subject areas in BC.  Many of these textbooks have been reviewed and vetted by BC post-secondary faculty.
  • Adopt a textbook for faculty – Let BCcampus know if you have adopted an open textbook.  Or, if you are looking for resources on how to adopt a textbook, we have some resources to help.
  • Modify a textbook for faculty – Take advantage of the open textbook Creative Commons license and customize an open textbook to fit your specific needs.  Here are some resources to help you modify an existing open textbook.

If you don’t find what you need, try looking in one of the many other established open textbooks and OER collections available.

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