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What are OERs?
"OERs are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. Open educational resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge." – William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup
Explore this educator's guide from Edutopia to open educational resources (OER) for information about online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, sources for lesson plans and activities, and open alternatives to textbooks.
Copyright & Fair Use
Check out our online guide for more information about copyright and fair use.
Open Educational Resources
"Search and browse through thousands of registered repositories based on a range of features, such as location, software or type of material held."
Open Educational Resources Guide
Everything you wanted to know about OERs.
Creative Commons Search
Search for resources with creative commons' licenses.
Create, share and discover OER resources
Multimedia educational resources for learning and online teaching.
View and share free educational material in small modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports or other academic assignments.
OER Custom Google Search
A special Google search engine for OERs.
Digital Public Library of America
Contains links to a wide range of multimedia objects form libraries, archives and museums around the United States, many in the public domain.
Provides over 1600 open teaching and learning resources: online presentations; course material; learning modules; podcasts; simulation tools.