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Open-Access Resources

Calibre E-book Management

An open-source application for Mac, Windows, and Linux that aims to be the one stop solution for all your e-book needs.

Firefox Web Browser

An open-source web browser supported by the non-profit Mozilla Foundation.

Ubuntu Linux

The most popular and easy-to-use free, open-source alternative to proprietary operating systems like Microsoft Windows and Mac OS.

Standard Notes

Standard Notes is an simple open-source private notes app that features end-to-end encryption, powerful extensions, and an open document standard.

Matomo Analytics

A drop-in replacement for Google Analytics that’s open-source and respects users’ privacy.


Open Source Software for running Windows applications on other operating systems.


An open-source spaced repetition flashcard app similar to Anki and SuperMemo, but simpler.

Thunderbird Email Client

A free, open-source, cross platform email client.


MediaWiki is a free and open-source wiki engine written in PHP. It was developed for use on Wikipedia, and remains in use on Wikipedia and almost all other Wikimedia sites.

Inkscape Vector Graphics Editor

Inkscape is a free and open source professional quality vector graphics software which runs on Linux, Mac OS X and Windows desktop computers.

LibreOffice Foundation

LibreOffice offers a suite of free and open source office software that is compatible with many widely used document file types including spreadsheets, presentations and writing documents.

GNU Image Manipulation Program

The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a powerful, free, open-source alternative to proprietary software such as Adobe Photoshop and Sketch.

Internet Archive

Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free access to millions of books, movies, computer programs, and musical works, as well as an archive of 349 billion web pages.


Free, cross-platform, open-source desktop publishing software.

uBlock Origin

A powerful, open-source blocker for Chromium and Firefox that keeps advertisements and trackers at bay. Unlike other popular ad blockers, uBlock origin does not accept money to whitelist certain ads.

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