Sciyo is a free service that allows scientists to publish their works and connect with other authors. Works published on Sciyo are made available for free to visitors. Visitors can download works as PDFs. There are currently 211 free books on Sciyo. The category of books that is probably of most interest to readers of this blog is Technology and Education. In the future videos will also be available on Sciyo.
Applications for Education
As the costs of textbooks and scholarly journals continue to rise, sites like Sciyo become more valuable to cash-strapped schools and students.