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Open Educational Resource Collections & Tools
Site containing a wide variety of open materials for different subjects and audiences (K12-Postsecondary)
A collection of images, sounds, and videos submitted by the public for common use.
Flickr Creative Commons Search Tool
Page on Flickr that allows you to search only Creative Commons-licensed content
Creative Commons Search Tool
Tool that searches a variety of sites and collections for Creative Commons-licensed content
Site containing open digital learning materials and resources, including some that are peer-reviewed
Site that compiles OER focusing on STEM disciplines
Below are popular collections of open textbooks. This is not a complete list! Interested in finding an open textbook for your course? Your librarians are happy to help!
Open textbooks for introductory/101 courses. Freely downloadable, shareable, adaptable. Students can also order relatively inexpensive print copies.
Open Textbook Library
Free, open, peer-reviewed textbooks written by professors from a variety of institutions/networks and compiled by University of Minnesota.
Open SUNY Textbooks
Open textbooks authored and peer-reviewed by faculty at SUNY and partner institutions
Directory of Open Access Books
Compilation of Open Access (freely available) books. Depending on license of each book, there may be restrictions regarding retaining, reusing, revising, redistributing, or remixing content.
Online Textbooks from MITOpenCourseWare
Index to the online textbooks in MIT OpenCourseWare
BC Open Campus Textbooks
Peer-reviewed textbooks from BCcampus
B&N LoudCloud Courseware
Barnes and Noble now offers digital OER courseware on the LoudCloud platform, complete with e-text, video, auto-graded practice quizzes, in-class activities, discussion questions, homework, and assessments. Instructor resources include a test bank and lecture slides.