The following are links
to selected 'open access' education & training web sites, resources, publications, and more: Videos
- Bentham Open Access - Over 230 peer-reviewed open access journals covering all major disciplines of
science, technology, and more.
- Community College 'Open' Textbooks - Peer reviewed free and open textbooks for use in community college courses.
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - A directory of a wide range of freely available, online Open Access Journals covering the arts and sciences.
- Encyclopedia of Life - Providing free and 'open access' to knowledge about life on Earth.
- Europeana - Providing open access to digital resources of Europe's museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections.
- Free Dictionary & Thesaurus - A comprehensive dictionary Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Literature Reference Library, and Search Engine - all in one.
- Google Books - Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book.
- Library of Congress - Recognized as the national library of the U.S. Its
collections comprise the world's most comprehensive record of American history, human
creativity, and knowledge.
- OpenEd - One of the world largest online 'open education' catalogs of free video resources.
- Open Education Europa - European Union (EU) portal to open education resources (OER).
- OER Commons Textbooks - Information about open textbooks offered through Open Education Commons (OER).
- Open Journal Systems - An journal management and publishing system developed as part of the Public Knowledge Project.
- Open Training Platform - UNESCO facilitates collaborative access to
existing free and 'open' training courses
and materials via its Open Training Platform.
- O'Reilly Open Books - Publishers of quite a few Open Books--books with various forms of "open" copyright--over the years.
- Project Gutenburg - Offering over 33,000 free eBooks that can be downloaded.
- Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO) - Providing open access to scientific journals, primarily from Latin America.
- Versita Open - One of the world’s leading Open Access platforms, hosting full texts of nearly 200 scholarly journals.
- WikiMedia Commons - An online repository of freely licensed, sharable educational photos and images available on the internet.
'Open Access' Organizations
* Read blogs from The Chronicle of Higher Education about Open Access.