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This guide provides quick access to the best resources at WU for conducting research related to psychology.

General Collections

  • OER Commons
    Syllabi, educational materials, lectures, websites, and courses.
  • MERLOT - Communication Studies
    Assignments, assessment tools, case studies, courses, textbooks, and more.
  • Open Culture
    Audio books, courses, movies, language lessons, textbooks, and more.
    Textbooks, audiobooks, modules, courses, videos, podcasts, and more. 
  • HathiTrust
    Books, journals, videos, and more.


  • Open Textbook Library 
    The library currently includes 697 textbooks, with more being added all the time. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. They can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization. 
  • BC Campus Open Textbook Project 
    Textbooks available in a variety of downloadable formats.
  • NOBA
    Noba Project is a free online platform that provides high-quality, flexibly structured textbooks and educational materials.
  • InTech 
    Peer-review open-access teaxtbooks.

Books and Journals

Courses and Other Materials

  • MIT Open Courseware - Psychology
    Web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content
  • edX Courses 
    High quality educational courses from the top Universities and Colleges
  • OpenLearn
    Free online courses
  • Open Yale Courses
    Each course includes a full set of class lectures produced in high-quality video accompanied by such other course materials as syllabi, suggested readings, exams, and problem sets.