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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Where to look for OER resources

Name of collection

Who is behind it? Search capabilities* What can you find?
BCcampus OpenEd Resources BCcampus (publicly funded organizaton) Basic search / filter Textbooks
BCcampus OER by Discipline Directory BCcampus (publicly funded organization) Keyword search Non-textbook OER
EdTech Books Brigham Young University  Basic search and browse Textbooks within the field of Education, with a focus on Educational Technology. Some of the materials are freely available, but are not licensed for remixing.
LibreTexts University of California, Davis Basic search / filter Textbooks and courses across 13 disciplines.
The Mason OER Metafinder George Mason University Libraries Basic search / filter Searches across 21 different OER repositories including OpenStax and NYPL Digital Collections
Merlot Consortium of higher ed institutions, international organizations, corporations, and other organizations Advanced search / filter Curated database; all materials undergo Merlot's peer review process.
MyOpenMath MyOpenMath (nonprofit) Browse only Math homework, quizzes, and tests; Pre-built courses
OASIS (Openly Available Sources Integrated Search) SUNY Geneseo Milne Library Advanced search / filter OASIS is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. It searches open content from almost 100 different sources and contains over 385,000 records.
Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN) Non-profit based in Netherlands Advanced search / filter OAPEN library hosts and disseminates open access, peer-reviewed books; Directory of Open Access books is a discovery service for OA books.
OER Commons ISKME (education nonprofit) Advanced search / filter Curated by digital librarians
OpenEd CUNY City University of New York Advanced search / filter Curated by digital librarians
OpenStax Rice University Browse only Publishes OpenStax college textbooks
Open Textbook Library University of Minnesota and the Open Textbook Network Keyword search Catalog of peer-reviewed OER textbooks
SUNY OER Services State University of New York Keyword search Collection of ready-to-adopt courses.
WayneOpen Wayne State University Basic search / filter

Contains 59 out-of-print titles.

* Basic search / filter refers to sites that offer a few filter and search options beyond keyword searches; Advanced search / filter offers far more granular searching.

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The resources in this section are curated by Michigan State University Libraries and published under Creative Commons.