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Research Guides

Chemistry

A guide to chemistry resources and the A.D. Allen Chemistry Library.

Open Access and Repositories

Information is available on meeting the Tri-agencies mandate on open access in the libguide: 

Open Access for Grant Compliance - Sciences

Open Textbook Resources

With Covid 19 and the lack of summer jobs for students, the students would love it if they could use a free online book rather than pay $150-200 for a heavy print version. You can use parts of a number of books instead of a print version of one book.
Open textbooks have been written to be accessed by everyone:

The Merlot repository contains books but also videos of simulated experiments that could be used in a class: https://www.merlot.org/merlot/categories.htm

 

There is even a Wiki on open books in Canada https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_educational_resources_in_Canada