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Open and Affordable Resources Guide

A resource for exploring open content, electronic resources, and information on open and affordable educational resources

Databases for DRM-free e-textbooks

Below you will find databases that include DRM-free e-textbooks. DRM-free means that anyone with a Cal Poly login can download the book in its entirety and keep it forever. 

Databases for DRM e-textbooks

Below you will find databases that include DRM e-textbooks. Digitally Rights Managed textbooks do carry certain restrictions. (The restrictions vary by platform. See the E-books Guide for information about specific platform restrictions.) Even though their are limitations on their use, many DRM e-textbooks can easily be used as course textbooks.

Kennedy Library e-book usage guide

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