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College of Fine Arts and Humanities

The items suggested below are starting points.  To look at more extensive lists of resources, please refer to the "Finding OER" tab at the left.

Department of Art, Theatre and Dance

Subjects Included

  • Art

Licensing

  • CC by 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject, select title, and chose download format.

Subjects Included

  • Art
  • Theatre
  • Dance

Licensing

  • You can read the license for each item by doing the following:
    • Click on the title of the item you are interested in.
    • Click on the "Book License" button under the cover image of the book.
  • "If not stated otherwise, all works in the OAPEN Online Library fall under the OAPEN Deposit Licence – all rights reserved. End users are allowed to read the work online, download, print and copy it for their own personal purposes within the legal framework of their national copyright law. Beyond this all rights are reserved." - DOAB
  • You can also search by license type.

To Download

  • Select subject, select title and click on "Download URL".  You may also search for books.

Subjects Included

  • Art
  • Theatre

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To View

  • To navigate through the different bookshelves, click on "libraries" in the blue column on the left..  There, you have two options:
    • One, click on the title of the library and it will take you to the landing page for that library.  At that point, click on "Bookshelves" to see everything in that library.
    • Two, click on the drop down arrow then click on the specific subsection of that library that you would like to go to.
  • Once you click on a book, the download options will be at the top right.

Subjects Included

  • Art
  • Theatre
  • Dance

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information

To Download

  • Choose discipline, select title, click "Go to Material," and use the resource (some may have a download link).

Subjects Included

  • Art

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject, select title and choose download format from right hand side.

Subjects Included

  • Art
  • Theatre
  • Dance

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

Subjects Included

  • Art
  • Theatre
  • Dance

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information.

To Download

  • Use the drop down arrows to filter and search for resources.  Select title and choose download format.

Subjects Included

  • Art
  • Theatre
  • Dance

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted.  Each title has a "Copyright" tab within its record with further details.

To Download

  • Browse by subject on the left-hand side, select title, click the "Download" button next to the PDF version and then open via your "Downloads" folder.

Subjects Included

  • Theatre

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 2.5 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Find your subject, select a class and click on the blue "Download" button in the top right corner.

Subjects Included

  • Art
  • Theatre

Licensing

  • CC by 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select course and download files from Google Drive

Subjects Included

  • Art
  • Theatre

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose a subject, click "Read More" then choose to "Read this Book" by PDF or online.

Department of Communication

Subjects Included

  • Communication Studies
  • Media Communications

Licensing

  • CC by 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject, select title, and chose download format.

Subjects Included

  • Communication Studies
  • Media Communications

Licensing

  • You can read the license for each item by doing the following:
    • Click on the title of the item you are interested in.
    • Click on the "Book License" button under the cover image of the book.
  • "If not stated otherwise, all works in the OAPEN Online Library fall under the OAPEN Deposit Licence – all rights reserved. End users are allowed to read the work online, download, print and copy it for their own personal purposes within the legal framework of their national copyright law. Beyond this all rights are reserved." - DOAB
  • You can also search by license type.

To Download

  • Select subject, select title and click on "Download URL".  You may also search for books.

Subjects Included

  • Media Communications

Licensing

  • Various Creative Commons licenses including CC BY-NC-SA 3.0, CC BY 3.0 and CC BY-NC 4.0.  Check individual titles to see which Creative Commons License applies.  Chapter licenses may be found at the bottom of a chapter page.  For more information on their Copyright Policy (publication and use), see their Copyright Policy page.

To Download

Select a broad subject at the top or a finder subject category near the bottom of the page, select a narrower subject, select title, select a chapter, and click on the download link icon or the chapter download link below the PDF.

Subjects Included

  • Communication Studies

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To View

  • To navigate through the different bookshelves, click on "libraries" in the blue column on the left..  There, you have two options:
    • One, click on the title of the library and it will take you to the landing page for that library.  At that point, click on "Bookshelves" to see everything in that library.
    • Two, click on the drop down arrow then click on the specific subsection of that library that you would like to go to.
  • Once you click on a book, the download options will be at the top right.

Subjects Included

  • Communication Studies
  • Media Communications

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information

To Download

  • Choose discipline, select title, click "Go to Material," and use the resource (some may have a download link).

Subjects Included

  • Communication Studies

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject, select title and choose download format from right hand side.

Subjects Included

  • Communication Studies
  • Media Communication

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To View

  • Refine list by "Subject Area", select title then click "View Resource"

Subjects Included

  • Communication Studies
  • Media Communications

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information.

To Download

  • Use the drop down arrows to filter and search for resources.  Select title and choose download format.

Subjects Included

  • Media Communications

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted.  Each title has a "Copyright" tab within its record with further details.

To Download

  • Browse by subject on the left-hand side, select title, click the "Download" button next to the PDF version and then open via your "Downloads" folder.

Subjects Included

  • Communication Studies
  • Media Communications

Licensing

  • CC by 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select course and download files from Google Drive

Subjects Included

  • Communication Studies

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select "Departments", select a course, and reuse materials as needed.

Subjects Included

  • Communication Studies
  • Media Communications

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose a subject, click "Read More" then choose to "Read this Book" by PDF or online.

Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages

Subjects Included

  • English
  • Literature
  • Philosophy

Licensing

  • CC by 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject, select title, and chose download format.

Subjects Included

  • English
  • Literature

Licensing

  • You can read the license for each item by doing the following:
    • Click on the title of the item you are interested in.
    • Click on the "Book License" button under the cover image of the book.
  • "If not stated otherwise, all works in the OAPEN Online Library fall under the OAPEN Deposit Licence – all rights reserved. End users are allowed to read the work online, download, print and copy it for their own personal purposes within the legal framework of their national copyright law. Beyond this all rights are reserved." - DOAB
  • You can also search by license type.

To Download

  • Select subject, select title and click on "Download URL".  You may also search for books.

Subjects Included

  • English
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information

To Download

  • Choose discipline, select title, click "Go to Material," and use the resource (some may have a download link).

Subjects Included

  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To View

  • To navigate through the different bookshelves, click on "libraries" in the blue column on the left..  There, you have two options:
    • One, click on the title of the library and it will take you to the landing page for that library.  At that point, click on "Bookshelves" to see everything in that library.
    • Two, click on the drop down arrow then click on the specific subsection of that library that you would like to go to.
  • Once you click on a book, the download options will be at the top right.

Subjects Included

  • English
  • Literature
  • Philosophy

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject, select title and choose download format from right hand side.

Subjects Included

  • English
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To View

  • Refine list by "Subject Area", select title then click "View Resource"

Subjects Included

  • Literature
  • Philosophy

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted.  Each title has a "Copyright" tab within its record with further details.

To Download

  • Browse by subject on the left-hand side, select title, click the "Download" button next to the PDF version and then open via your "Downloads" folder.

Subjects Included

  • English
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information.

To Download

  • Use the drop down arrows to filter and search for resources.  Select title and choose download format.

Subjects Included

  • English
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish

Licensing

  • CC by 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select course and download files from Google Drive

Subjects Included

  • Spanish

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select subject, select course, select "Materials" and download each individual item

Subjects Included

  • English
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose a subject, click "Read More" then choose to "Read this Book" by PDF or online.

Subjects Included

  • English
  • Philosophy

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select a course and click "Download all course pages".

Subjects Included

  • Literature

Licensing

  • Most items are within the public domain. Copyright status can be found under the "Bibliographic Record" section of each book once you click on the book cover or book title hyperlink.

Department of History

Licensing

  • CC by 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject, select title, and chose download format.

Licensing

  • You can read the license for each item by doing the following:
    • Click on the title of the item you are interested in.
    • Click on the "Book License" button under the cover image of the book.
  • "If not stated otherwise, all works in the OAPEN Online Library fall under the OAPEN Deposit Licence – all rights reserved. End users are allowed to read the work online, download, print and copy it for their own personal purposes within the legal framework of their national copyright law. Beyond this all rights are reserved." - DOAB
  • You can also search by license type.

To Download

  • Select subject, select title and click on "Download URL".  You may also search for books.

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To View

  • To navigate through the different bookshelves, click on "libraries" in the blue column on the left..  There, you have two options:
    • One, click on the title of the library and it will take you to the landing page for that library.  At that point, click on "Bookshelves" to see everything in that library.
    • Two, click on the drop down arrow then click on the specific subsection of that library that you would like to go to.
  • Once you click on a book, the download options will be at the top right.

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information

To Download

  • Choose discipline, select title, click "Go to Material," and use the resource (some may have a download link).

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose a topic under the heading "Online Textbooks then choose title.  Click on the "Readings" link on the left then browse through what is listed and follow download directions there. 

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To View

  • Refine list by "Subject Area", select title then click "View Resource"

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information.

To Download

  • Use the drop down arrows to filter and search for resources.  Select title and choose download format.

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted.  Each title has a "Copyright" tab within its record with further details.

To Download

  • Browse by subject on the left-hand side, select title, click the "Download" button next to the PDF version and then open via your "Downloads" folder.

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 2.5 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Find your subject, select a class and click on the blue "Download" button in the top right corner.

Licensing

  • CC by 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select course and download files from Google Drive

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select "Departments", select a course, and reuse materials as needed.

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select subject, select course, select "Materials" and download each individual item

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject from top navigation, select title and click "Download a PDF".

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose a subject, click "Read More" then choose to "Read this Book" by PDF or online.

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select a course and click "Download all course pages".

Licensing

  • Most items are within the public domain. Copyright status can be found under the "Bibliographic Record" section of each book once you click on the book cover or book title hyperlink.

School of Music

Licensing

  • CC by 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject, select title, and chose download format.

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information

To Download

  • Choose discipline, select title, click "Go to Material," and use the resource (some may have a download link).

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose subject, select title and choose download format from right hand side.

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose a topic under the heading "Online Textbooks then choose title.  Click on the "Readings" link on the left then browse through what is listed and follow download directions there. 

Licensing

  • CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To View

  • Refine list by "Subject Area", select title then click "View Resource"

Licensing

  • Check each resource for licensing information.

To Download

  • Use the drop down arrows to filter and search for resources.  Select title and choose download format.

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted.  Each title has a "Copyright" tab within its record with further details.

To Download

  • Browse by subject on the left-hand side, select title, click the "Download" button next to the PDF version and then open via your "Downloads" folder.

Licensing

  • CC by 3.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Select course and download files from Google Drive

Licensing

  • CC BY 4.0 unless otherwise noted

To Download

  • Choose a subject, click "Read More" then choose to "Read this Book" by PDF or online.

Licensing

  • Most items are within the public domain. Copyright status can be found under the "Bibliographic Record" section of each book once you click on the book cover or book title hyperlink.