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Textbooks & Teaching Tools
BCCampus OpenEd: English Literature
Quality open textbooks offered in a variety of digital formats.
An introduction to college-level writing.
Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity
, Theodore L. Steinberg - Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity ... tries to show the value of reading and studying literature, even earlier literature.
The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners, and researchers
OER Commons: English Language Arts
OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources.
Open Textbook Library: Literature, Rhetoric, and Poetry Textbooks
The Open Textbook Library provides a growing catalog of free, peer-reviewed, and openly-licensed textbooks.
A textbook focusing on writing in the workplace, with an emphasis on audience analysis, writing for specific situations, document design, research processes, and visual aids.
The Public Domain Review
The Public Domain Review is dedicated to the exploration of curious and compelling works from the history of art, literature, and ideas – focusing on works now fallen into the public domain, the vast commons of out-of-copyright material that everyone is free to enjoy, share, and build upon without restrictions.
Bartleby.com, Index to Primary Authors
A collection of classic public domain literature, wide variety from Aeschylus to H.G. Wells.
HathiTrust Digital Library
HathiTrust provides long-term preservation and access services to digitized content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house member institution initiatives.
The Internet Archive: Literature
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature
An anthology of English writers and writings, medieval through Eighteenth Century.
Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks.
High quality, public domain eBooks, including many English-language literary classics.