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Resources and Endorsements from Professional Organizations
A Free and Open Alternative to Traditional Textbooks
Locke, Joseph and Wright, Ben, 2015. A Free and Open Alternative to Traditional History Textbooks. Perspectives on History: The Newsmagazine of the American Historical Association, March 2015. It describes an open textbook for American History developed by the authors.
The American Yawp
An openly accessible American History textbook.
Do You Always Need a Textbook to Teach Astro 101?
Rudolph, Alexander L. "Do You Always Need a Textbook to Teach Astro 101?." Astronomy Education Review 12, no. 1 (December 1, 2013): p. 010112-1--010112-12.
American Institute of Mathematics Approved Textbooks
The American Institute of Mathematics has developed evaluation criteria for textbooks and identified several open textbooks that meet these criteria.
"Noba is a free online platform that provides high-quality, flexibly structured textbooks and educational materials" related to psychology. "The textbooks and materials are licensed under the Creative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 International License. Users can reuse, redistribute, and remix the content to suit their needs."