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What is OER?
OER is open educational resources. These are materials that the creator is willing to share with all without fees or copyright restrictions. Creators may have limited restrictions on how these items can be used by others. This guide shares resources for locating OER, explains copyright, public domain, and licenses of materials. Sharing content is bringing the world together in our endeavor to provide educational materials to all.
Affordable Course Materials by
Call Number: Z 675.U5 A4147 2017
Publication Date: 2017
The Educator's Guide to Producing New Media and Open Educational Resources by
Call Number: LB 1028.3 G754 2018
Interactive Open Educational Resources by
Call Number: ZA 4228.S53 2014
Open Access is the term used to describe digital content that is freely available to all via the Internet without copyright or licensing restrictions. There may be some restrictions with the license. This collection began with scholarly research articles, as authors wanted to share research in the form of journal articles with the world. The collection has grown to include things in many digital formats including images, audio and video.
Open Access resources
DOAB Directory of Open Access Books This link opens in a new window
Most books are free to read and share for non-commercial use. Check the license listed with each book.
DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals This link opens in a new window
A database of access for free to full text articles from scholarly journals.
JSTOR: Open Access Content on JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Search 1000s of free journal articles and open access book chapters. Use the red box , EXPLORE OPEN CONTENT to find articles.
SpringerOpen This link opens in a new window
Ebooks published by Springer that are open access on the Springer Link platform