A guide for finding openly licensed textbooks, publicly-available databases, and other educational resources

- Calculus-Based Physics I (2008)An introductory physics textbook designed for use in the two-semester introductory physics course typically taken by science and engineering students.
- Calculus-Based Physics II (2006)Written by Jeffrey W. Schnick, Ph.D., Saint Anselm College.
- Conceptual Physics (2006)For non-mathematical physics students.
- OpenStax Science TextbooksTextbooks for college and university level physics, as well as astronomy. Constantly updated.
- Simple Nature (2017)Calculus-based physics textbook meant for the type of freshman survey course taken by engineering and physical science majors, or for AP Physics C.
- Fundamentals of Compressible Flow Mechanics (2012)This book deals with an introduction to the flow of compressible substances (gases).
- Light and Matter (2010)An introductory text intended for a one-year introductory course of the type typically taken by biology majors, or for AP Physics B. Algebra and trig are used, and there are optional calculus-based sections.
- LibreTexts Physics BookshelvesCollection of textbooks developed by UC Davis, with supporting materials.
- Linear Algebra: A Course for Physicists and Engineers (2017)Open textbook meant for courses on space and atmospheric science, remote sensing, geographic information systems, meteorology, climate and satellite communications at UN-affiliated regional centers, various applications of the formal theory are discussed as well. These include differential equations, statistics, optimization and some engineering-motivated problems in physics.
- Newtonian Physics (2008)Geared towards students who haven't learned calculus or are learning it.

- PhETOnline physics simulations.
- Fluid Mechanics VideosA collection of 40+ videos by the School of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh on various topics in Fluid Mechanics.
- Open PhysicsAn interactive map of physics subjects that allows students to navigate through topics and read simpler or more complex versions of a concept.
- StellariumFree open source planetarium for your computer.

- arXiv.org e-Print archive This link opens in a new windowphysics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, and quantitative finance and statistics e-prints
- CERN Document Server This link opens in a new windowpreprints, articles, books, journals, photographs, and more on particle physics and related areas
- INSPIRE: High-Energy Physical Literature Database This link opens in a new windowparticle physics literature; run by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) since the late 1960s