Peer-reviewed articles, theses, and scholarly books from journals, professional organizations, and university and preprint repositories. Visit Open Content to learn how to connect content from The Claremont Colleges through Google Scholar.
A growing full text collection of scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. Most titles only include backfiles (some as far back as the early 1800s), with only some current content. Also includes university press ebooks.
A data repository that makes research data discoverable, freely reusable, and cite-able. Any researcher associated with The Claremont Colleges can deposit their datasets from any discipline into Dryad at no cost. The Claremont Colleges Library contributes funds to this openly accessible resource in an effort to support initiatives and projects that advance open access.
This page highlights a few of the digital collections at the Library of Congress that are free and open to use. From here, you can browse and search for collections and items. Each item will have a “rights and access” which explains how it can be used and what permissions might be needed.
A third-party Open Access service provider that uses a crowd-sourced funding model to “unlatch” or convert traditionally published monographs into open access books that anyone can read. The Claremont Colleges Library contributes funds to this openly accessible resource in an effort to support initiatives and projects that advance open access.
A fully open access press: all works will be freely available online immediately upon publication. Lever Press is committed to “Platinum OA,” in which all the costs of acquiring, editing, developing, and producing the work are borne collectively by our supporting institutions—not by individual authors or institutions. The Claremont Colleges Library contributes funds to this openly accessible resource in an effort to support initiatives and projects that advance open access.
The directory searches thousands of Open public books and Open Textbooks created on the Pressbooks Authoring & Editing Platform. The Directory includes public domain literature, CC BY open textbooks, and a vast variety of open educational resources (OER) published all along the ="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/">licensed spectrum. More resources are added every day as Pressbooks users continue to do the good work of open education.
The Western Water Archives (WWA) offers digital primary sources from the water archives of 7 partner institutions; the bulk of which focus on Southern California and include blueprints, correspondence, ephemera, ledgers, legal papers, maps, pamphlets, photographs, plans, reports, scrapbooks, and technical documents.