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Your Free Online School: Courses, Video Lectures, Documentaries, Images, Books and more. Academic lists - Templates. 100 Free Online Books Everyone Should Read. Posted on Tuesday March 31, 2009 by Staff Writers By Caitlin Smith Whether you want to learn more about business or read some the great works of literature, you’ll find more than enough material to keep you busy for months in collections of free ebooks.

100 Free Online Books Everyone Should Read

Some books are released free of charge by their authors, while others have been around for so long that copyright laws no longer apply and they can be freely exchanged. We’ve pulled together 100 of these free online books that are well worth your time to read, though this is by no means a comprehensive list of the great, free literature out there. Classics The Internet can be a great place to find some of the most important works of literature from the past few hundred years. Philosophy and Religion These famous works will help you get a better understanding of religious and philosophical theories from around the world and through many different periods of time. Politics, Economics and History Plays and Poems Ancient Writings Finances. 100 Intro Open Courses on Everything You've Ever Wanted to Learn.

Posted on Wednesday May 12, 2010 by Staff Writers While the classes you take through an online college are a great resource, you can augment your learning by taking some time to see what entirely free courses are out there offered by universities.

100 Intro Open Courses on Everything You've Ever Wanted to Learn

Taking these courses can be a great way to get a foundation of knowledge or expand on what you already know. Here are 100 open courses that are designed for beginners, so you can start your educational journey on the right foot. Business and Finance These courses will help you learn a little bit more about the business and financial worlds. Introductory Economics: Take this course to learn the basics of economics. Math Improve your understanding of math with these courses. 100 Free Academic Journals You Can Access Online. 25 Free Lifelong Learning Resources. The Internet has made the lifelong pursuit of knowledge easier for nearly everyone in the world.

25 Free Lifelong Learning Resources

There are tons of websites dedicated to providing free courses, reference books, education apps, and other learning materials. Here are 25 stand-out sites that would be useful to almost any lifelong learner. Clusty – This unique search engine sorts results into clusters of related information so that it is easier to sort out the relevant from the irrelevant. Schoolr – Schoolr is a fully-customizable search engine that can be used to search Google, Wikipedia, and other popular sites.

It can also be used to translate text, convert units, and cite sources. MyStickies – This site offers an alternative to bookmarking. Diigo is a handy research tool that can be used to highlight and annotate pages on the web. Hooey – Hooey is a unique tool for people who like to surf the web. Internet Public Library – The IPL is a free public library for the Internet community. P.S. Posted on June 18, 2009.

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<a href=" how to enable scripts. </a><br/></div> All Products Word Excel PowerPoint Access Outlook. 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. While burying yourself in the stacks at the library is one way to get some serious research done, with today’s technology you can do quite a bit of useful searching before you ever set foot inside a library.

100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars

Undergraduates and grad students alike will appreciate the usefulness of these search engines that allow them to find books, journal articles and even primary source material for whatever kind of research they’re working on and that return only serious, academic results so time isn’t wasted on unprofessional resources. Note: Visit our updated list for the latest in academic search engines. General. 200 Free Online Classes to Learn Anything. 100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything. Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg.

100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything

There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want. General Tutorials These sites offer a wide range of tutorials and videos. Around the House. 100 Incredible Lectures from the World's Top Scientists. Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists.

100 Incredible Lectures from the World's Top Scientists

But thanks to the Internet and the generosity of many universities and online colleges, you’ve now got access to the cutting edge theories and projects that are changing the world in this list below. Academic Video Lectures. TextbookRevolution. 150 Free Textbooks: A Meta Collection. 11 Free Documentaries Available on YouTube. 10 Awesome Online Classes You Can Take For Free. Cool, but you need iTunes for nearly everything, and that gets an 'F.' Are there really no other places to get these lessons?

10 Awesome Online Classes You Can Take For Free

I was sure there are some on Academic Earth. Flagged 1. 7 of them are available via YouTube. 2. iTunes is free. 1. 2. Don't worry, we're looking out for you! While I have no personal beef with iTunes, I know that many people share your sentiments — so I actually made a concerted effort to include relevant youtube links when possible.