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Resources For Homeless Students: Free Textbooks and Literature Resources

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 59,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

Freely Available Databases


Free/ Open Access Research databases

Open Culture-Free eBooks


Open Culture Free eBooks.




is a repository of academic books in the areas of physical sciences, engineering and technology, life science, health sciences and social sciences and humanities.



 collection has over 5,500 open textbooks. Click on a link to your subject area and you will get a list of results for open textbooks in the subject and its sub-disciplines. The MERLOT indexing tools enable easy browsing and searching throughout the entire collection of open textbooks.


OpenStax University Texbooks                                                                                                   OpenStax is a nonprofit educational project based at Rice University. The mission is to supply tools so that every student is successful in the classroom.