Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus (Revised edition) by William Anthony Granville was published in 1941 and so is in the public domain in some jurisdictions. A set of scans is available at Internet Archive. Thanks to David Joyner of Open Source Mathematics for this.
October 16, 2007
Here’s Introduction to Methods of Applied Mathematics (alternately titled ‘Advanced Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers’) by Sean Mauch at Caltech. As well as stating the book is ‘open source’ on his website, the text carries the following notice:
Anti-Copyright @ 1995-2001 by Mauch Publishing Company, un-Incorporated.
No rights reserved. Any part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted or desecrated without permission.
Its latex source is also available. Thanks to David Joyner of Open Source Mathematics
October 15, 2007
Eyes and Ears: An Anthology of Melodies for Sight-Singing by Benjamin Crowell is available under a CC-BY-SA license. The LaTeX source is also available.
October 9, 2007
Calculus by Benjamin Crowell is available under either a CC-BY-SA or a GFDL license. The LaTeX source is also available.
October 9, 2007
An introduction to group theory was written by Tony Gaglione of the US Naval Research Laboratory in 1992. It is in the public domain and its source files are made available.
(Thanks to David Joyner of Open Source Mathematics for this!)
October 5, 2007
How to Think Like a Computer Scientist is available in 4 versions, each based on a different programming language:
All versions are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL
) and make their source code available.
2008-07-07: updated links!
October 1, 2007
Stratospheric Ozone – An Electronic Textbook is from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Branch. As it is produced by a US government department, is in the public domain.
September 6, 2007
Here are two interesting open textbooks with practical instructions about communications technologies:
August 22, 2007
Here are a couple of textbooks in the public domain, made available by the U.S. Geological Survey:
August 6, 2007
Michael Creel at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona wrote Econometrics in 2005. The book and its source are available under either the a General Public License (GPL), or under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.5 license (CC-BY-SA).
July 25, 2007