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SMU Libraries

eTextbooks And Open Educational Resources

This guide provides information on Textbooks open to the SMU Community and details pertaining to their access.


Welcome to the eTextbooks and Open Educational Resources LibGuide!  Click on the tabs on the side navigation panel to access more information about the library eTextbook collections. Information on alternative Open Access Textbooks and Resources can also be found here. 

More information on open resources can be found on the following guide:

E-Textbooks On Vitalsource Explore

To browse the library's collection of Vitalsource eTextbooks from various publishers, click here: Vitalsource Collection

Open Textbooks Collections


A set of Open Access eBooks, journals and articles from various publishers and initiatives can be accessed here.

These resources provide more liberal use than traditionally published academic resources which are protected by copyright.




The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy