Textbooks freely available for download from the Internet:

Introduction to Statistical Thought

The Elements of Statistical Learning

An Introduction to Statistical Learning with Applications in R

R for Data Science

Advanced R

The Little Handbook of Statistical Practice

Introduction to Probability (Grinstead and Snell)

Deep learning

Natural Language Processing

Various Mathematics Textbooks


Textbook libraries that can be accessed via the UNC library online system (requires onyen login):

  • Access Medicine
  • Access Pharmacy
  • Books@Ovid
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Case Files Collection
  • ClinicalKey Reference Books
  • McGraw-Hill First Aid Collection
  • Methods in Enzymology
  • Morgan & Claypool Colloquium
  • National Academies Press
  • NCBI Bookshelf
  • Oxford Scholarship Online (Not Oxford Medicine Online – See Varies-by-Book List)
  • PsychiatryOnline
  • RAND Publication Database
  • Royal Society of Chemistry
  • SAGE Knowledge
  • ScienceDirect eBooks
  • Springer eBooks
  • Thieme Clinical Collections
  • Wiley Online Library


If you have suggestions for additional books, please email them to vseethana@unc.edu. Note that this page is only for books available with the author’s permission.