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OERs at KCC: English

Faculty Guide

This is a work in progress. Please contact the guide creator to make suggestions or to request further assistance with finding discipline specific resources. Visit the Find page for the comprehensive list of OER repositories.


Classic Literature Library - find full-text classic literary works in the public domain

Project Gutenberg - access over 50K full text eBooks in the public domain

Classical Literature - find full text works of prose, poetry, and drama from classical antiquity - access thousands of class books in the public domain 


Favorite Poem Project  This page contains classic and modern American poems in its written form along with a video performance.

Children's Books

African Storybook based in South Africa, has a range of OER children’s readers based on African folktales and stories by African writers.

Books, essays and more

Cory Doctorow essays, articles, novels, etc. all under Creative Commons license.

SAYLOR ACADEMY (compilation of resources)
ENGL000: Pre-college English


Lumen Learning

Developmental Reading

Developmental Writing


Open Course Library
ENG 9Y – Pre-College English

University of Minnesota
About Writing: A Guide



CSU ISBN search with a few vocabulary results

University of Victoria English Language Center vocabulary activities



The content in this box is adopted from Portland Community College OERs by subject guide

eBooks at KCC

If you want to search for ebooks in the KCC library collection on a topic:

All of our ebooks can be found by searching our library catalog. Ebooks are easily found as "Electronic Resource" under the Format column. In our catalog, you can search by author, title or keyword (which means any word featured in the title, subject, table of contents, and so on.)

You can also search for ebooks directly through our vendors. We carry ebooks from the following vendors:

Our largest ebook vendor is Ebrary; search their collection through the box below or by visiting here