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Computer Science

icon for read [[]] : Dive into Python, an introduction to Python programming edit
 
Maintainers: Seth Woodworth  ·  License: GFDL  ·  Mime types: .html
Download v.1 · [[[Image:Diveintopython.xol]] source]
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Computer Algebra

icon for read [[]] : Axiom Tutorial by Timothy Daly edit
 
Maintainers: Timothy Daly  ·  License: Modified BSD  ·  Mime types: .pdf
Download v.IBSN 1-4116-65097-X · [[1] source]
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Mathematics

See also: http://www.digitalculture.org/index.html and http://openmathtext.org/downloads.html

Test-Prep Mathematics reviews GED level mathematics.

Quick Note Statistics outlines basic statistics.

icon for read [[]] : Linear Algebra by Jim Hefferon edit
 
Maintainers:  ·  License: CC-BY-SA  ·  Mime types: .pdf
Download v. · [joshua.smcvt.edu/linalg.html/ source]
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icon for read [[]] : Linear algebra via exterior products, by Sergei Winitzki edit
 
Maintainers:  ·  License: GNU FDL  ·  Mime types: .pdf
Download v. · [homepages.physik.uni-muenchen.de/~winitzki/Linear_algebra_exterior.pdf source]
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Calculus

icon for read [[]] : Mathematics under the Microscope by Alexandre V. Borovik edit
The book explores the intersection of mathematics and cognitive science. 
Maintainers:  ·  License: CC-BY-NC-ND2.0  ·  Mime types: .pdf
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icon for read [[]] : "Difference Equations to Differential Equations" An introduction to calculus, by Dan Sloughter edit
The book is split into sections, with each section being its own PDF. There are links to solutions. There are Java Applets for some sections. 
Maintainers: Dan Sloughter  ·  License: CC-BY-SA  ·  Mime types: .html, .pdf, .ps, .js, .class
Download v. · [math.furman.edu/~dcs/book source]
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icon for read [[]] : "Calculus" by Benjamin Crowell edit
 
Maintainers: Ben Crowell  ·  License: CC-BY-SA  ·  Mime types: .html, .pdf
Download v. · [www.lightandmatter.com/calc/ source]
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icon for read [[]] : Elementary Calculus: An Approach Using Infinitesimals by Jerome H. Keisler edit
 
Maintainers:  ·  License: CC-BY-NC-SA  ·  Mime types: .pdf
Download v. · [www.math.wisc.edu/~keisler/calc.html source]
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Music

icon for read [[]] : "Eyes and Ears" by Benjamin Crowell; an anthology of music for sight-singing edit
 
Maintainers: Ben Crowell  ·  License: CC-BY-SA  ·  Mime types: .pdf
Download v. · [http://www.lightandmatter.com/sight/sight.html source]
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Science

All have tested OK on Read on a G1G1 machine, except the Read interface takes a lot of usable space Yamaplos 12:56, 24 June 2008 (UTC)

Physics

  • The Motion Mountain Physics Texbook, 1612 free pages at http://www.motionmountain.net/download.html, with many figures, tables and embedded animations, also downloadable in 6 separate parts, CC-NC-ND licence.
  • The Physics textbooks by Benjamin Crowell:
    • Electricity and Magnetism
    • The Modern Revolution in Physics
    • Conceptual Physics
    • Optics
    • Conservation Laws
    • Newtonian Physics
icon for read [[]] : "Motion Mountain - The Adventure of Physics" by Christoph Schiller; introductory physics text edit
with over 2000 pages, 700 figures and films, 1700 puzzles and challenges 
Maintainers: Christoph Schiller  ·  License: CC-BY-NC-ND  ·  Mime types: .pdf
Download v.23rd edition, October 2009 · [www.motionmountain.net/download.html source]
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icon for read [[]] : "Light and Matter" by Benjamin Crowell; college-level introductory physics for life science majors edit
 
Maintainers: Ben Crowell  ·  License: CC-BY-SA  ·  Mime types: .html, .pdf
Download v. · [www.lightandmatter.com/books.html source]
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icon for read [[]] : "Simple Nature" by Benjamin Crowell; introductory physics for engineering majors edit
 
Maintainers: Ben Crowell  ·  License: CC-BY-SA  ·  Mime types: .html, .pdf
Download v. · [www.lightandmatter.com/area1sn.html source]
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icon for read [[]] : "Conceptual Physics" by Benjamin Crowell; introductory physics for gen ed students edit
 
Maintainers: Ben Crowell  ·  License: CC-BY-SA  ·  Mime types: .html, .pdf
Download v. · [http://www.lightandmatter.com/cp/index.html source]
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icon for read [[]] : A Radically Modern Approach to Introductory Physics by David J. Raymond edit
 
Maintainers:  ·  License: CC-BY-SA  ·  Mime types: .html, .pdf
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icon for read [[]] : Radio Antenna Engineering by McGraw-Hill edit
 
Maintainers:  ·  License: BY-NC-SA  ·  Mime types: .pdf
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Psychology

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Economics & Social Science

from Kerala

jgay has some

Literature and more

self-published

  • TBPMD - not for children.

Baen Books Free Library

  • Baen Free Library - Science Fiction and Fantasy are Available formats HTML, Ebookwise, Mobipocket, RTF, Microsoft Reader.

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South Africa

see the 16 books recently released in 6 languages

childrens books online

  • World Public Library has made more than 1,000 eBooks freely available to the public specifically gathered for OLPC folks. Please visit to download the titles.

See also The OLPC literature page, with links to sites offering collections of free (Public Domain out-of-copyright) and commercial Ebooks in many languages. There are also specific book collections being developed by libraries and archives for OLPC (add your own!).

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