MERLOT II is a program of the California State University, in partnership with educational institutions, professional societies, and industries to provide a database of more than 40,000 materials related to a wide variety of subjects. These materials come in a variety of formats, including animations and simulations, assignments and quizzes/tests, case studies and reference materials, and open textbooks, journals, and articles.
This is an online database supplied with works from many of Europe's galleries, libraries, archives, and museums. These materials include books and manuscripts, photos and paintings, television, newsreels, and films, sculptures and crafts, diaries and maps, and sheet music and recordings. Most works are either in the public domain or are licensed via Creative Commons.
World Digital Library is a free online resource that provides primary resources for educators, including images and photographs, books and manuscripts, journals and newspapers, motion pictures, and sound recordings.These materials are provided by institutions from all over the world, including libraries, museums, universities, and religious organizations.
There are many additional open access resources and databases available in the field of anthropology that can be freely used as teaching resources. Here are a few: