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  • Possibly the most widely adopted open textbook repository for higher education.
  • All textbooks are completely open with no strings attached.
  • OpenStax College makes it easy to get high-quality textbooks for your course. You can download the books in 5 different formats including print version.

Want to revise an Openstax book? Follow these steps to edit one of these books in their editing platform.

Openstax editing platform

License Setting

  • All OpenStax textbooks are licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • This license lets you distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon the original work, even commercially, as long as you credit the author for the original creation.

Sample Attribution

OpenStax made it clear about how they wish to be cited.

Introduction to Sociology by OpenStax College is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Source: "Open Stax College" by Open Washington: Open Educational Resources Network is licensed under CC BY 4.0


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