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You can still access the UC Berkeley Library’s services and resources during the closure. Here’s how.

Earth and Planetary Sciences: Open Educational Resources

Open textbook use in the geosciences is open for innovation and growth! Find examples for low cost, open and adaptable resources below.

Library Licensed Resources

Contact the Earth Sciences & Map Library to learn about using library-licensed ebooks in your course. The library may have access to relevant titles from publishers such as Geological Society of America, Geological Society of London, Cambridge, Elsevier, Springer Nature, and Wiley.


Use less expensive, popular books to cover core concepts

Adopt and Adapt an Open Textbook

Create your own open text