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MERLOT
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Cool4Ed
Search for over 400 FREE and OPEN textbooks from across 97 unique courses. You can now view CA higher ed faculty reviews from the UC, CSU, and CCC and see which campuses utilize specific OERs.
LibreTexts
The LibreTexts libraries are a multi-institutional collaborative venture to develop the next generation of open-access texts for STEM, Social Sciences, and the Humanities.
Skills Commons
Skills Commons is a FREE and OPEN digital library of workforce training materials.

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