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Books, eBooks, and Textbooks

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Eliot D. Pratt Library Online Catalog has 175,000+ items including 33,000+ books, 140,000+ eBooks, 400+ multimedia items, and 1,800+ Goddard Authors. Requests through the catalog are disabled during residency, but requests can be made through the rest of the semester for everything except reference, archives, & physical copies of eBooks. (available with current Goddard ID)

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How to Request Materials In the Catalog

How to Download eBooks


eBooks on EBSCOhost has over 140,000 eBooks available here and searchable in the Eliot D. Pratt Online Catalog. Checkout & download to personal computers & Adobe compatible devices with the Adobe Digital Editions software. View on mobile devices with the free Bluefire Reader app. Both ADE and Bluefire require a free Adobe ID (available with current Goddard ID).

To create an account, log in to the EBSCO eBook database via a Library webpage.

Find ‘Sign In’ (should be listed on the top bar of the page).

On the ‘Sign In’ page, click ‘Create a new account.’

Fill in your personal details and click ‘Save Changes.’

Internet Archive Texts has over 5 million books and items from over 1,500-curated collections. (available to anyone)

Open Library classic literature at your fingertips. Over 1 million free ebook titles available. (available to anyone)

Project Gutenberg has over 42,000 free public domain eBooks (and some audiobooks). Download to your PC, Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPhone, Android or other portable device. (available to anyone) has over 29,000 eBooks available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and most other eReaders, and they’re all free! (available to anyone)

Language Science Press publishes high quality, peer-reviewed open-access books in the field of linguistics. All publications are free for both authors and readers. (available to anyone)

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) has over 2,800 freely available academic peer-reviewed books from 73 publishers. (available to anyone)

Knowledge Unlatched 28 open access books paid for by 300 libraries in 24 countries who took part in the Knowledge Unlatched pilot project. (available to anyone)


MERLOT Open Textbooks is a collection of open textbooks from the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT II) project, including those found in the Open Textbook Library and many more. Some may have associated costs for use/purchase. (available to anyone)

Open Textbook Library has 160+ real, complete textbooks licensed so teachers and students can freely use, adapt, and distribute the material. Can be downloaded for no cost, or printed inexpensively. Open Textbook Library is a project of the University of Minnesota. (available to anyone)

OpenStax College offers students 15 free, open-source, peer-reviewed, high-quality textbooks that meet scope and sequence requirements for most courses and are written by professional content developers. Can be downloaded for no cost, or printed inexpensively. (available to anyone)

Articles and Journal Collections

EBSCOhost Products

EBSCOhost Research Products 4 cross-searchable research databases (Academic Search Complete, PsychARTICLES, GreenFILE, & Environment Complete) plus eBooks on EBSCO (see Books & eBooks section for those). (available with current Goddard ID)

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Basic Searching Video Tutorial and User Guides

Academic Search Complete has more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals. (available with current Goddard ID)

PsycARTICLES from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains more than 153,000 articles from nearly 80 journals published by the APA, its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. Includes all journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to the present and nearly all APA journals go back to Volume 1, Issue 1. (available with current Goddard ID)

EBSCO Environment Complete has 2.4 million+ records from more than 2,200 domestic & international titles going back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles) as well as more than 190 monographs. Full text for over 920 journals. (available with current Goddard ID)

GreenFILE provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. (available with current Goddard ID – a free version is available to anyone at

Vermont Online Library (Gale Cengage/InfoTrac Products)

Vermont Online Library 47 cross-searchable research collections and 12 additional stand-alone products from the Gale Cengage Infotrac family of educational research products. Below are 13 of the most popular collections, only 1/4 of the total package. Click through here to see everything that’s available, and let us know if you’d like us to add your favorite to this list of shortcuts. (available with current Goddard ID)

Academic OneFile has peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily. (available with current Goddard ID)

Academic ASAP has full-text periodical articles on: Current Events, Economics, Education, History, Humanities, Literature and Art, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, and more. (available with current Goddard ID)

Health & Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. (available with current Goddard ID)

Health Reference Center Academic provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac’s Health Reference Center. (available with current Goddard ID)

Psychology Collection contains over 200 full-text periodicals that explore what makes people “tick” from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops — and diminishes — over time. (available with current Goddard ID)

Gender Studies Collection aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more. (available with current Goddard ID)

(Educator) Professional Collection is full-text journals for educators that is updated daily and offers balanced coverage for any professional educator or user interested in professional development. (available with current Goddard ID)

Educator’s Reference Complete is more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. (available with current Goddard ID)

Diversity Studies Collection includes more than 150 journals for social science, history and liberal arts coursework. Explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. (available with current Goddard ID)

Fine Arts and Music Collection more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, provides resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. (available with current Goddard ID)

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection contains over 800 journals and 6 subject specific Delmar reference titles to provide robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests. (available with current Goddard ID)

Small Business Collection contains hundreds of full text periodicals for business schools and entrepreneurs, compiling insights, tips, strategies and success stories. (available with current Goddard ID)

Small Business Resource Center includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites to help you learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. (available with current Goddard ID)

Additional Resources

JSTOR offers backfiles of 117 core academic journals in Arts and Sciences, social sciences and humanities. (available with current Goddard ID — anyone can sign up for JSTOR Register & Read for free access to three articles every two weeks or can purchase a JPASS for personal access to 1700 JSTOR journals.)

Annual Review of Psychology 1950 vol. 1 – current issue full-text PDF access. (available with current Goddard ID)

Chronicle of Higher Education When prompted, Log-in name: prattlibrary; password: eliotpratt (available with these credentials only)

Duende is the national literary journal of Goddard College’s BFA program. Along with issues published twice yearly, we regularly update our website with new stories, poems, & art. (available to anyone)

Dark Matter: Women Witnessing publishes writing and visual art created in response to an age of massive species loss and ecological collapse. (available to anyone)

Google Scholar is Google that weeds out most non-academic sources (beware of predatory journals and predatory publishers that may pop up in your searches when using Google Scholar or any general search engine). Though free materials are available, many are behind paywalls. If you are a current Goddard student, faculty, or staff member, don’t pay for articles! Request them through Interlibrary Loan (available to anyone) is a platform for academics to share research papers. It’s a community of scholars and researchers that publish their work and make it available to anyone for free. (available to anyone)

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a database of more than 1.1 million citations on education topics going back to 1966. Over 100,000 full text available for free. The list of current journals can be found at: and the list of non-journal sources can be found at (available to anyone)

AERA Open (American Educational Research Association & SAGE Publishing) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal published by AERA. With an emphasis on rapid review and dissemination, AERA Open aims to advance knowledge through empirical and theoretical study across arenas of inquiry related to education and learning. Submissions will be accepted starting mid-September 2014. (available to anyone)

PubMed (US National Library of Medicine & National Institutes of Health) comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. (available to anyone)

Cultural Anthropology became fully open access as of the February 2014 issue and publishes articles that represent anthropological research, critical analysis, and academic writing of the very highest order. (available to anyone)

Understanding and Dismantling Privilege is an open-access interdisciplinary journal focusing on the intersectional aspects of privilege, bridging academia and practice, highlighting activism, and offering a forum for creative introspection on issues of inequity, power and privilege. (available to anyone)

Journal of Prisoners on Prisons a prisoner written, academically oriented and peer reviewed, non-profit journal, based on the tradition of the penal press. It brings the knowledge produced by prison writers together with academic arguments to enlighten public discourse about the current state of carceral institutions. (available to anyone)

International Journal of Transpersonal Psychology has cutting-edge articles from around the world on transpersonal topics. It is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that is published semi-annually online as an open access journal. (available to anyone)

Elsevier/ScienceDirect Open Access Journals 213 open access journals from Elsevier in the fields of science, health, and technology. Browse them here or use advanced search with “Open Access articles only” selected to search within open access titles. (available to anyone)

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) 9,900+ freely available journals, with 5,800+ searchable at article level, from 130+ Countries. Over 1.7 million articles. (available to anyone)

Interlibrary Loan and Purchase Suggestions

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How To Request Materials Through Interlibrary Loan

WorldCat is for book Interlibrary Loan requests & purchase suggestions for items we don’t own. 70 million items. (available with current Goddard ID – a free version is available to anyone to search at

ArticleFirst is for article Interlibrary Loan requests. 15,000 journals and periodicals. If you cannot find your article, search for the publication in WorldCat and paste the citation in the comments so we know exactly what to ask for. (available with current Goddard ID)

Reference Materials

Gale Virtual Reference Library has encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. (available with current Goddard ID)

Oxford English Dictionary Online is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words — past and present — from across the English-speaking world. (available with current Goddard ID)

Stack Exchange is a fast-growing network of 110 question and answer sites on diverse topics from software programming to cooking to photography and gaming. We build libraries of high-quality questions and answers, focused on the most important topics in each area of expertise. From our core of Q&A, to community blogs and real-time chat, we provide experts with the tools they need to make the Internet a better place. (available to anyone)

Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.
4,589,019 articles in English. This is a great starting place for search terms and references. (available to anyone)

Snopes is an online touchstone of rumor research. Run by two professional researchers, they cover everything from long standing urban legends to infographics circulating popular social media sites. (available to anyone) is a site designed to offer resources for the analysis of the role of culture in shaping our political, economic, and social lives. (available to anyone)

Center for Media Literacy (CML) is an educational organization that provides leadership, public education, professional development and educational resources. Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating, creating and participating with media content, CML works to help citizens, especially the young, develop critical thinking and media production skills needed to live fully in the 21st century media culture. (available to anyone)

Art History Unstuffed The purpose of this site is to educate and to inform and to do so with respect to the intelligence of the readers. Designed as a site for serious students of art history in need of solid substantive material. (available to anyone)

Informal Education We specialize in the theory and practice of informal education, social pedagogy, lifelong learning, social action, and community learning and development. (available to anyone)

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a peer-reviewed academic resource providing open access to detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy. (available to anyone)

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work. (available to anyone)

Writing and Citing

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Citation Managers and Generators

NOTE:Citation managers & generators are tools to help organize your references and generate bibliographies. Print or online style guides and copy/pasting citations (where possible) from the catalog or database where you searched are also fine tools for getting bibliographies created. Use the tool(s) that work best for you and meet your educational goals.

Zotero is our recommended citation manager. It is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. There is 300 MB of cloud storage with more available to purchase if needed. View your Zotero library on a variety of apps available for iOS and Android. Find the right one for you from an ever changing stock by going to Google Play or the App Store and typing in “Zotero.” (available to anyone)

Zotero Quick Start Guide & Video Tour

Comprehensive Zotero Guide (Georgia State University Libraries)

12 Must Know Zotero Tips and Techniques (The Ideophone)

Creating Annotated Bibliographies with Zotero (Eastern Michigan University Libraries)

EasyBib is a free automatic bibliography and citation generator with MLA integration (APA requires a EasyBib Pro subscription). The EasyBib app allows you to scan barcodes in from any smartdevice. (available to anyone)

EasyBib Introductory Tutorial Video

Writing Help and Guides

Goddard College Writing Center has been designed to assist students with most types of writing and at any stage in the process (pre-writing, writing, re-writing). (available with current Goddard ID)

Worksheets by Suzy Shedd, Goddard College Academic & Disabilities Support Specialist (these worksheets are available to anyone)

Setting Up For Writing (Worksheet)

Written Previewing

Written Previewing Overview

Written Previewing Worksheet

OWL (Purdue University Online Writing Lab) offers over 200 free resources including: Writing and Teaching Writing, Research, Grammar and Mechanics, Style Guides, ESL (English as a Second Language), Job Search and Professional Writing. (available to anyone)

How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing offers a brief explanation of the why and how to cite social media and shows the simple Social Media Citation Guide in MLA and APA formats. (available to anyone)

Writer’s Web (University of Richmond Writing Center) is a free, public-access handbook designed and maintained by University of Richmond Writing Center’s students and faculty. (available to anyone)

Guide to Grammar and Style (Dartmouth Institute for Writing and Rhetoric) these notes are a miscellany of grammatical rules and explanations, comments on style, and suggestions on usage that may be useful in making your writing clearer and more effective. (available to anyone)

APA Style Blog is the official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition. It’s run by a group of experts who work with APA Style every day with links to social media that can bring the info to you. (available to anyone)

Bogus Citations : References to “Scientific Evidence” Are Routinely Misleading and Scammy 11 classic ways to self-servingly screw up references to science, like “the sneaky reach” or “the uncheckable.” (available to anyone)

Trust It or Trash It is a tool to help you think critically about the quality of health information, including websites, handouts, booklets, etc. Click on Who said it? When did they say it? and How did they know? to guide you through the process. (available to anyone)

Critical Writing: Introduce–Describe–Analyze–Reflect this chart is excerpted from “EDU Program Graduate Addendum 2009-10″ (available to anyone)

Copyright Resources

Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center emphasizes copyright issues relevant to the education and library community, including examples of fair use and policies. Copyright charts and tools are continually added to help users evaluate copyright status and best practices. (available to anyone)

Copyright Clearance Center provides copyright education and ways to license your own work, like RightsLink Basic, a free service to add a “Get permissions” button to your website. (available to anyone)

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts (PDF) by the College Art Association offers very clear and concise guidelines for artists, scholars, instructors, curators, and editors whose work may involve using others’ artworks. They have created Fair Use in the Visual Arts Infographics (PDF) that beautifully illustrate what’s covered in the full document. (available to anyone)

U.S. Copyright Office Fair Use Index tracks a variety of judicial decisions to help both lawyers and non-lawyers better understand the types of uses courts have previously determined to be fair—or not fair. (available to anyone)

Innovative Copyright unique resources for copyright education from College & Research Libraries News librarian/authors Lauren Dodge and Jennifer Sams. (available to anyone)

Creative Commons Copyright Licenses and Tools forge a balance inside the traditional “all rights reserved” setting that copyright law creates. Our tools give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to grant copyright permissions to their creative work. The combination of our tools and our users is a vast and growing digital commons, a pool of content that can be copied, distributed, edited, remixed, and built upon, all within the boundaries of copyright law. (available to anyone)

Copyright at The University of Texas System provides great examples of copyright policy and frequently-used copyright agreements and forms specific to the University of Texas System, but useful to others. (available to anyone)

CopyLeft (Wikipedia) is the practice of using copyright law to offer the right to distribute copies and modified versions of a work and requiring that the same rights be preserved in modified versions of the work. In other words, copyleft is a general method for making a creative work as freely available to be modified, and requiring all modified and extended versions of the creative work to be free as well. (available to anyone)

Final Products, Theses, and Dissertations

Digital Final Products provides access to theses and final products as submitted by Goddard’s graduates and undergraduates and approved as a partial requirement for conferral of their degrees. Covers the Fall 2010 semester to the present. (available with current Goddard ID)

ProQuest Dissertation Express has over 2 million abstracts & citations for graduate dissertations. Items in ProQuest are available for purchase by the researcher and not funded by the library. These are occasionally available through ILL or by contacting the author or the issuing school directly. (available to anyone)

Digital Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science. DPLA aims to expand this crucial realm of openly available materials, and make those riches more easily discovered and more widely usable and used. (available to anyone)

Library of Congress has a vast array of digital projects freely available to the public. Some of the most popular amongst our students are the American Memory Project (History & Culture) and Chronicling America (Historic Newspapers). (available to anyone)

Google Cultural Institute includes the Google Art Project (more than 40,000 high-resolution images, some available in ‘gigapixel’ format, allowing you to zoom in at brushstroke level), the World Wonders Project (modern and ancient world heritage sites online using Street View, 3D modelling and other Google technologies), and the Exhibits Project (bringing archives that otherwise cannot be displayed to life and making them available online). (available to anyone)

UVM Center for Digital Initiatives makes unique research collections available online. This digital library offers powerful search and browse capabilities and accepts a variety of formats – from film to historic photographs to born-digital files. It is the UVM Libraries’ goal that students, faculty, staff, scholars, and community members participate as users and creators of digital resources in an open, collaborative environment. (available to anyone)

Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR) is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. (available to anyone)

Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project the UCSB Libraries have created a digital collection of over 10,000 cylinder recordings, the first commercially produced sound recordings, held by the Department of Special Collections. In an effort to bring these recordings to a wider audience, they can be freely downloaded or streamed online. (available to anyone)

Pulp Magazines Project is an open-access digital archive dedicated to the study and preservation of one of the twentieth century’s most influential literary & artistic forms: the all-fiction pulpwood magazine. The Project also provides information on the history of this important but long neglected medium, along with biographies of pulp authors, artists, and their publishers. (available to anyone)

Digital Comics Museum is the best site for downloading FREE public domain Golden Age Comics. All files here have been researched by our staff and users to make sure they are copyright free and in the public domain. To start downloading just register an account and enjoy these great comic books. We do not charge per download and the goal of the project is to archive these comic books online and make them widely available. (available to anyone)

Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts Use this website to find and view descriptions and images of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the British Library, one of the richest collections in the world. (available to anyone)

Art and Image Collections

Google Open Gallery a free online tool to allow museums, galleries and individuals to create online art exhibitions. upload content and create virtual exhibitions and tours. It also enables organizations to publish a new site or add on to an existing site. In addition, the service provides users the capability of adding background information that visitors would normally see at an actual exhibition. (available to anyone)

Google Art Project Museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 countries have contributed more than 40,000 high-resolution images of works ranging from oil on canvas to sculpture and furniture. Some paintings are available in ‘gigapixel’ format, allowing you to zoom in at brushstroke level to examine incredible detail. Use Google Street View to explore the interiors of landmarks such as the Palace of Versailles and The White House. (available to anyone)

Wikimedia Commons is a media file repository making available 22,330,196 public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips) to everyone, in their own language, and to which anyone can contribute. Easy to determine rights management makes this database of images extra friendly. (available to anyone)

Creative Commons develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation. (available to anyone)

Internet Archive Book Images has 1.6 million images (and growing) from public domain books on Flickr. (available to anyone)

British Library Flickr Commons has over a million free, public domain images for anyone to use, remix and repurpose on Flickr. (available to anyone)

Wellcome Images has over 100,000 digital images for viewing, and in some cases, downloading. The images include “manuscripts, paintings, etchings, early photography and advertisements,” as well as contemporary images. (available to anyone)

Educational Opportunities

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Powerspeak Languages has highly engaging courses utilizing an arsenal of progressive language learning methods. (available with current Goddard ID)

Duolingo lets you learn a language for free. Forever. Gamefication poured into every lesson. Learning with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up. Our bite-sized lessons are effective. (available to anyone)

Learn a Language provides over 1,400 words for free! There are over 350 verbs in each language. Interactive audio/visual flash cards and an addictive Lingo Dingo game help you on your language learning journey. Learn important greetings, survival expressions and slang words in the language of your choice. (available to anyone)


Ninite is a fast, free, one-stop shop for hassle-free installation of the most commonly downloaded software and apps. Saves you time and never again worry about whether you are downloading from a reputable source. (available to anyone)

OnGuard Online is the federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online. (available to anyone)

Palm Beach County Library Mousercise is a resource to help beginning computer users become familiar with using a mouse, a foundational building block for successful computer use. (available to anyone)

New York Public Library TechConnect download and review handouts from the NYPL’s series of 80 technology classes designed help people of all ages learn how to develop their skills in computers and technology. (available to anyone)

GCF Whether you are new to the computer, returning for review or just want to gain more 21st century skills, our free computer tutorials can help. From Computer Basics and Online Safety to Social Media and Using the Cloud, we have a wide range of free technology tutorials to choose from. (available to anyone) If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed. (available to anyone)

BetterCloud Monitor has tips, tricks, and tools for Gmail & Google Apps. Become an expert with BetterCloud Monitor training modules and learn the best Google Apps practices for saving yourself time, money and headaches.

Codeacademy Learn to code interactively, for free. (available to anyone)

Code School is a subscription-based online educational environment that teaches web technologies in the comfort of your browser with video lessons, coding challenges, and screencasts. Learn as much or as little as you want with monthly or annual subscription pricing after free trial period. (available to anyone)

Learnable by SitePoint is a subscription-based online educational environment that has unlimited online access to all courses and videos. Learn new technologies and languages with step-by-step instructions and course downloads, like code samples. Learn as much or as little as you want with monthly or annual subscription pricing after free trial period. (available to anyone) is a membership-based online educational environment with almost 3,000 courses. If you are going to pay for technology education, they are the gold standard (though some free content is available). Learn as much or as little as you want with monthly or annual subscription pricing after free trial period. (available to anyone)

UdaCity is a pay-based educational environment designed to help you stand out by learning in-demand tech skills from the best companies in Silicon Valley. Per course subscription pricing after free trial period (though some free content is available). (available to anyone)

General and MOOCs

What is a MOOC?

Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT II) is a curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community. (available to anyone)

Quizlet allows you to create & use free flashcard-based study tools and apps. (available to anyone)

FutureLearn has high quality free courses from a range of topics; from Science & Technology to Arts & Humanities, from Body & Mind to Business & Management. (available to anyone)

Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. (available to anyone)

edX offers free online classes from the world’s best universities. Topics include business, computer science, finance, history, literature, math, science, and more. (available to anyone)

Khan Academy is a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. (available to anyone)

MIT Open Courseware is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. (available to anyone)

Webcast Berkeley is UC Berkeley’s central service for online video & audio for students and learners around the globe. (available to anyone)

iTunes U Free courses offered via the Apple iTunes interface and apps. (available to anyone)