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The books in this collection of several Chemistry textbooks total more than 6,000 pages of text and include high-quality illustrations. They are among the most-adopted open textbooks.


Chem I Virtual Textbook (CC-BY-NC)
Chemical Principles (Custom)
Chemistry (CC-NC-BY-SA)
Chemistry (The Free High School Science Texts) (GFDL)
Chemistry (Curriki) (CC-BY)
Chemistry by Boundless.com (CC-BY-SA)
The Chemistry of Health
ChemPrime (CC-BY-NC-SA)
ChemWiki (CC-BY-NC-SA)
ChemWiki - Biological Chemistry* (CC-BY-NC-SA)
ChemWiki - Analytical Chemistry (CC-BY-NC-SA)
  ChemWiki - History of Chemistry (CC-BY-NC-SA)
ChemWiki - Inorganic Chemistry (CC-BY-NC-SA)
ChemWiki - Organic Chemistry (CC-BY-NC-SA)
  ChemWiki - Physical Chemistry (CC-BY-NC-SA)
ChemWiki - Theoretical Chemistry (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Collections:Texts:Chemistry (CC-BY-SA-NC) 
Concept Development Studies in Chemistry* (CC-BY) BoundCopy
Environmental Chemistry by Tessema (CC-BY-SA)
Getting Started (CC-BY-NC)
Industrial Chemistry (CC-BY-SA)
Inorganic Chemistry by Kowenje (CC-BY-SA)
Internet for Chemistry (CC-BY-NC)
Introductory Chemistry (Custom) BoundCopy
Introductory Chemistry 1 by Shiundu & Yusuf (CC-BY-SA)
Introductory Chemistry 2 by Tessema (CC-BY-SA)
Macromolecules in Biological System(CC-BY-SA)
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (PD) BoundCopy
Open Source Chemistry Course (CA Textbook) (CC-BY)
Organic Chemistry by Daley & Daley (ACARR)
Organic Chemistry 1 by Mhehe & Korane (CC-BY-SA)
Organic Chemistry 2 by Mhehe (CC-BY-SA)
Organic Chemistry With a Biological Emphasis, Volume I (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Organic Chemistry With a Biological Emphasis, Volume II (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Solutions Manual for Organic Chemistry With a Biological Emphasis (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Physical Chemistry 1 by Munyaki (CC-BY-SA)
Physical Chemistry 2 by Munyati (CC-BY-SA)
Separation, Electroanalytical and Spectrochemical Techniques (CC-BY-SA)
The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (Custom)
Virtual Textbook of Organic Chemistry (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Volumetric Chemical Analysis (CC-BY-SA)


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License Attributes: ACARR=Affordable Copyright All Rights Reserved.  BY=Open w/ Attribution.  CC=Creative Commons license.  GFDL=GNU Free Documentation License.  GGPL=GNU General Public License.  NC=Non-Commercial.  ND=No Derivative Works.  PD=Public Domain.  SA=Share Alike.