Welcome to CUNY's installation of Manifold, an intuitive, collaborative, open-source platform for scholarly publishing
With Manifold, you can publish dynamic digital texts with rich media support, powerful annotation tools, and robust community dialogue. Manifold transforms scholarly publications into living digital works. This CUNY installation serves as a free publishing platform for the CUNY community, where you can create projects to house either your own scholarship or custom classroom versions of texts and textbooks that are openly licensed or in the public domain.
If you would like to be able to contribute texts or projects to this platform, please create an account and complete our brief permissions request form.
Browse a collection of vibrant texts uploaded to the CUNY Manifold platform. You can find a broad range of projects here, including original scholarship undergoing peer review, teaching handbooks, collaborative student projects, and customized course versions of texts and textbooks in the public domain.
Being a Scholar in the Digital EraPolly Thistlethwaite, Jessie Daniels
Reading Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
The OER Starter Kit WorkbookAbbey Elder, Stacy Katz
Building Open Infrastructure at CUNYHelena Shaskevich, Gwen Shaw, Natalie Oshukany, Elaine Sandoval, Miryam Nacimento, Claudia Crowie, Jason Nielsen, Inés Vañó García, Elvis Bakaitis, Paul L. Hebert, Krystyna Michael, Luke Waltzer
Beyond PopulismJeff Maskovsky, Sophie Bjork-James
The Teach@CUNY HandbookThe GC Teaching and Learning Center
The Negro and the NationHubert Harrison
Selections from Petrarch's CanzoniereFrancesco Petrarca
CUNY Class Projects
Class projects from courses across the 25-campus CUNY system
This is a collection of custom teaching versions of public domain American Literature texts created by instructors at CUNY and available for all as reading texts. We are building similar collections in other fields as faculty add more projects across the disciplines.
The Scarlet LetterNathaniel Hawthorne
Narrative of the Life of Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
Uncle Tom's CabinHarriet Beecher Stowe
American Indian StoriesZitkala-Sa Gertrude Bonnin
WaldenHenry David Thoreau
The Purloined LetterEdgar Allan Poe
The CoquetteHannah Webster Foster
The Heroic SlaveFrederick Douglass
My Bondage and My FreedomFrederick Douglass
Benito CerenoHerman Melville
The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.Washington Irving
Essays, First and Second SeriesRalph Waldo Emerson
Incidents in the Life of a Slave GirlHarriet A. Jacobs, Linda Brent
The House of the Seven GablesNathaniel Hawthorne
Adventures of Huckleberry FinnMark Twain