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Open Educational Resources and Zero Textbook Cost

How to find and use Open Educational Resources

Open Textbooks

American Literature

British Literature


Literary Texts

Public Domain Repositories

Finding More

Genre and Period Repositories

I've listed many resources below where you may find reproductions of texts and other useful materials. While this is not an exhaustive list, the intention is to convey that high-quality free editions of public domain works are very often available, for cases when Project Gutenberg et al may not meet your standards.


Old & Middle English

Renaissance/Early Modern British Literature

19th Century British Literature

American Literature

Library Licensed Materials

Teaching Resources

Class Sites


Other Teaching Resources