Online Courses and College Books


Depending on the subject, some are free and some aren't. You can search for courses online here.

MIT Open Courseware

MIT provides many online free courses.

Khan Academy

You can learn anything. Expert-created content and resources for every course and level. Always free.

Lbry copied all 20,000 college lectures that UC Berkeley had to delete from Youtube, so now they are made freely available for all.

Harvard University

Harvard University listed 67 online courses for free! Learn computer science, lessons from ebola, accounting and finance, and many more!

Library Genesis

Library Genesis is a fantastic resource that gives you free access to millions of your favourite books as ebooks – fiction, fantasy, crime, science fiction, romance, thriller, textbooks, academic works, graphic novels, comics – in epub, pdf, mobi and many other formats.

A great place to look for and download college/university textbooks for free, as well as other books.


Search over 1000 free courses, interactives, videos and more from the UK’s Open University - free courses for all levels of study, samples of university materials, study skills and tie-ins to BBC documentaries

Palouse Mindfulness

This online MBSR training course is 100% free, created by a fully certified MBSR instructor, and is based on the program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn at theUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School

Corona Labs

Learn how to code apps for free. Lua is an open source scripting language designed to be lightweight, fast, yet also powerful. Lua is currently the leading scripting language in games and has been utilized in Warcraft ™, Angry Birds ™, Civilization ™ and many other popular franchises.

How to Start a Startup

Everything we know about how to start a startup, for free, from some of the world experts.

How to Start a Startup is a series of video lectures, initially give at Stanford in Fall 2014


Not free, but cheap online courses where you can study any topic, anytime. Explore thousands of courses starting at $10.99 each. Personally my favorite site to learn difficult and complicated business models.


Coursera offers many free courses you can use to your advantage. Johns Hopkins is also offering a free online course about the coronavirus pandemic and how it can be combatted through epidemiology. The five-hour course is now open for enrollment and runs March 31 through April 14.


Sci-Hub is a website that provides free access to millions of research papers and books, without regard to copyright, by bypassing publishers' paywalls in various ways.