20200508, 10:29  #1 
"Carlos Pinho"
Oct 2011
Milton Keynes, UK
2·2,503 Posts 
Springer Text books
Springer decided to release access to the following text books.

20200508, 12:51  #2  
"Marv"
May 2009
near the Tannhäuser Gate
1310_{8} Posts 
Quote:
my favorite title from the list: "Of Cigarettes, High Heels, and Other Interesting Things" ( It's actually a book about semiotics ). Last fiddled with by tServo on 20200508 at 12:51 

20200508, 16:00  #3 
Tribal Bullet
Oct 2004
3·1,181 Posts 
Thank you, this is wonderful.

20200508, 19:07  #4 
∂^{2}ω=0
Sep 2002
República de California
2^{3}×3×487 Posts 
Serge Lang's Algebra appears to be mistakenly on the list, it still shows up as nonfree.

20200508, 20:35  #5 
If I May
"Chris Halsall"
Sep 2002
Barbados
2^{3}·19·67 Posts 
Indeed! Thanks. I just passed this onto some GoB officials.
Perhaps Ken could do his curation thing again on this subject domain? (Please.) It would be great to be able to point to a list of highquality materials and systems available to anyone motivated to learn. Free textbooks and other training materials and environments, as well as the free generalpurpose compute we recently discovered is available. Colab and Kaggle, of course, but there are others available with appropriate arrangements. 
20200509, 00:15  #6 
"Serge"
Mar 2008
Phi(4,2^7658614+1)/2
2×3×5×17×19 Posts 
A remarkable collection!
Thanks for the news! Shared at work, people are ecstatic. P.S. Yes, there are a few more books in it that are not free, but "nearly all" are. 
20200509, 09:24  #7 
"Carlos Pinho"
Oct 2011
Milton Keynes, UK
2×2,503 Posts 
Apparently a few nonfree text books are in this list, still trying to understand if I can push those throughout Uni VPN connection. Will let you know once I get a clear response.

20200509, 11:22  #8 
"Jacob"
Sep 2006
Brussels, Belgium
11011110000_{2} Posts 
By going to the Springer site, one can download an .xlsx file that might be handier than the .pdf file. (And LibreOffice has no problems reading that file format.)
The download link is "Free English textbook titles (all disciplines)" https://resourcecms.springernature.com/springercms/rest/v1/content/17858272/data/v5 Jacob 
20200509, 11:37  #9 
Nov 2003
2^{2}·5·373 Posts 

20200509, 11:52  #10  
Feb 2017
Nowhere
2×2,677 Posts 
Quote:
Sometimes described as "Globally correct but locally wrong." While generally not considered an introductory text, it is said that one can learn a great deal from it by correcting the mistakes in it. One of the most (in)famous exercises in any graduatelevel text book appears in the chapter on Homology: Quote:


20200509, 19:33  #11 
∂^{2}ω=0
Sep 2002
República de California
2^{3}×3×487 Posts 

Thread Tools  
Similar Threads  
Thread  Thread Starter  Forum  Replies  Last Post 
Online used books  pinhodecarlos  Lounge  17  20200404 19:22 
Favorite Math Books  Orgasmic Troll  Other Mathematical Topics  17  20110526 17:49 
Text books...  Xyzzy  Soap Box  9  20070710 17:09 
Attitude to books  devarajkandadai  Lounge  7  20050605 16:38 
Books on maths  Washuu  Miscellaneous Math  1  20050324 11:57 