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Highlighted Chemistry Materials

These textbooks are open educational resources (OER) that are free to use without first seeking permission from the author. However, how they may be used is determined by their licensing .  

Chemistry 2e

This chemistry text "is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the two-semester general chemistry course. The textbook provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of chemistry and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them." -OpenStax

Authors   Paul Flowers, Klaus Theopold, Richard Langley, William R. Robinson, PhD
Licensing  CC BY 4.0

Chemistry: Atoms First 2e

This text "covers scope and sequence requirements of the two-semester general chemistry course. Reordered to fit an atoms first approach..." -OpenStax

Authors   Paul Flowers, Edward J. Neth, William R. Robinson, PhD, Klaus Theopold, Richard Langley
Licensing  CC BY 4.0

Introductory Chemistry

Introductory level chemistry book, published 2012.

Adapted by  Saylor Academy
Licensing  CC BY NC SA 3.0

General Chemistry: Principles, Patterns, and Applications

First year general chemistry textbook for majors, published 2012.

Adapted by  Saylor Academy
Licensing  CC BY NC SA 3.0

The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

This is a one-semester textbook covering general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry, published 2012.

Adapted by  Saylor Academy
Licensing  CC BY NC SA 3.0

Chemistry OER Collections

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