Open access resources

While the library can offer you tons of resources that are paid for by your tuition dollars, there’s a growing movement in higher education towards “open access”, or freely available resources. Check out a few of our favorites via the links below!

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Free social work journals

A list of Open Access social work journals, provided by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).

Open textbooks/Open courseware

Open textbooks and open courseware are educational materials that are created by colleges and universities and published as free and open resources on the internet.  Here are some great sites with helpful resources for learning and teaching!

Class management/Worksheets

Especially for teachers – free resources for lesson plans, grading tools, games, software, curriculum, class-set up and more.