Library Open Education

Open Education

JCU Open eBooks
James Cook University’s Open eBooks collection hosted on the Pressbooks software platform. Also known as Open Educational Resources (OERs), the eBooks are adapted, created and peer reviewed by university staff and are licensed under open Creative Commons licences.

JCU Open eBooks Catalogue
Browse the current range of JCU open eBooks in our catalogue, written by JCU authors.

Open Education Resources Discovery Collection
Explore our collection of Open eBooks that are available for adoption for subject disciplines taught at JCU, curated by our JCU librarians for your convenience.

JCU Open eBooks Data Dashboard
Have you ever wondered who reads JCU Open eBooks? Our data dashboard deep dives into analytics that you didn't even know you'd be interested in knowing.

Library Guide to Open Education Resources
Our library guide provides information on and resources to assist with the use of Open Educational Resources (OERs) including including creating, identifying and JCU's approach.

Contact us
Please contact us about anything Open eBooks, including:

  • if you are thinking of adopting, adapting or creating an Open eBook
  • if you have a recommendation for a new Open eBook to be included in our Open Education Resources Discovery Collection
  • if you are looking for an Open eBook for your course