Access to 500+ free textbooks (407 books in english) from the leading research publisher Springer Nature.
These books will be available until end of July.
"With the Coronavirus outbreak having an unprecedented impact on education, Springer Nature is launching a global program to support learning and teaching at higher education institutions worldwide. We want to support lecturers, teachers and students during this challenging period and hope that this initiative will go some way to help."
Find out all that Springer Nature is doing to assist librarians here.
Book available in PDF and Ebook format.
How to download a book:
Step 1: Follow the deal-link to find the 3 "Free textbook title lists" and klick "Free English textbook titles (all disciplines)" to download an Excel file, which lists all available books.
Step 2: Find the book you are interested in. TIP: Use the drop down menu of the column "English Package Name" to filter by subject e.g. Behavioral Science, Biomedical and Life Sciences or Computer Science.
Step 3: Once you found a book, follow the link in the column "OpenURL". Then click the download button.
My favorite (not listed in the Excel file):
Behavioral Science and Psychology
Biomedical and Life Sciences
Business and Economics
Business and Management
Chemistry and Materials Science
Earth and Environmental Science
Economics and Finance
Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
Intelligent Technologies and Robotics
Law and Criminology
Literature, Cultural and Media Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Physics and Astronomy
Religion and Philosophy