Arts and Humanities
About Arts and Humanities
The humanities include ancient and modern languages, literature, history, philosophy, religion, and visual and performing arts such as music and theatre.
Humanities that are also regarded as social sciences include technology, history, anthropology, area studies, communication studies, cultural studies, law and linguistics.
The Open Education Directory menu for Humanities is in the top left margin.
Click on any one of these terms below to Google it
The Open Education Directory menu for Arts and Humanities is in the top left margin.
Arts and Humanities - Open Textbooks
Links to open access (free) textbooks.
- Libraries and Learning Commons - Humanities
OAPEN Library - freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences
Open Textbook Library - Humanities & Language
Open Book Publishers - Humanities
Wikibooks - Books dealing with humanities; academic disciplines which study the human condition, using methods primarily analytic, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural and social sciences
Links to Listings of Open Textbooks (all subject areas)
Arts and Humanities - Support for Learners
Sites that actively support learners - eg learner communities, forums, expert help etc
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
Arts and Humanities - Best Resource Sites
iBerry's choice - other recommendations welcome!
Other Resource Sites
- Arts Online - The arts directory; guide to art websites and cultural destinations; easy access to the visual arts, artists, contemporary art, crafts, design, arts events, cultural tourism destinations, festivals, music, film, theatre, dance, art blogs, discussion, news, literature, ideas
California University (US), Voice of the Shuttle, Web Page for Humanities Research - mission to provide a structured and briefly annotated guide to online resources that at once respects the established humanities disciplines in their professional organization and points toward the transformation of those disciplines as they interact with the sciences and social sciences and with new digital media.
H Net (US), Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine - international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing educational potential of the Internet and WWW; peer reviewed essays, multimedia materials, discussion for colleagues and interested public