Open or zero cost textbooks are free, online textbooks created with a Creative Commons license, ready for download and use. A search in the collections below may retrieve some of the same books, but each collection will also offer items not found in the others.
Oer repositories offer not only open textbooks, but also other OERs including open courses and crated teaching and learning materials.
Several library research guides provide detailed suggestions for OER textbook selection based on academic subject area. Some of these are listed below in correspondence to each MCNY program and its related subject areas.
EMERGENCY AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT - Emergency and Disaster Management Commons, OER Commons Humanitarian and Disaster management Collection
HUMAN SERVICES - The Learning Commons Human Services Collection
MEDIA MANAGEMENT - BMCC Media Arts & Technology OER Guide,
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION - Concordia Libraries Sociology OER, University of West Florida Political Science OER Guide