Global Text Project

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The Global Text Project was an open textbook initiative from the University of Georgia. There are about 120 books on the site on the topics of Business, Computing, Education, Health, Science, and Social Science. Some links are broken and some books are linked to other websites that may require registration or pay. Books are separated by what is scanned, and what is linked to another site. After emailing the head of the project, I was told that the project lost funding in 2012 and they are focused on maintaining current links and translating materials to Spanish. However, the books may still be good for use.

Website Category Rating (1-5 Stars) Comments
Ease of Use Picture1 The website is easy to use, and there are logos to indicate whether the book is through the Global Text Project, has been scanned in, or links to another site.
Truly Free 2stars Some of the books that link to other sites require sign in or to pay.
Quality 3stars The quality of the books that were produced by the project as well as the scanned books are good quality. Those from other sites are ore questionable.
Offering 3stars There are a fair amount of books on the site, but some of the materials are outdated and some are so specialized that they may not be useful.
Books Category Rating (1-5 Stars) Comments
Size Appropriate Picture1 Books that are scanned and produced by the project are appropriately sized.
Proofreading Picture1 The books are well proofed if they are from the project.
Reviewed 2stars Books created by the project list reviewers within the resources, but otherwise there is no indication of books being reviewed.
Supplemental Material (answers to problems, glossary, index) Picture1 Books from the project have appendices and other material.

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