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About These Lists
Below are lists of OER resources, divided by type. These lists have been heavily researched, but are by no means exhaustive. Please note that even the individual materials in the resource links below may have different licensing terms. Be sure to check the terms of their license before using or adapting the resource.
For even more resources, please see UMASS Amherst's guide and Portland Community College's guide.
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)
Over 42 million open access images, texts, videos, and sounds from all over the U.S.
The largest and most well-known repository for OER online learning and support materials.
A huge repository to search for courses, textbooks, course learning materials and more.
A variety or OER content across many disciplines. Create, share, and collaborate with other educators.
From Project MUSE, browse their collection of OA books and journals.
Open Access Journals and Articles
Open Access Textbooks and Books
BC Campus OpenEd
Reviewed by British Columbia faculty, a collection of open access textbooks from several different disciplines.
Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)
Thousands of open access books from hundreds of publishers.
DPLA Open Bookshelf
Public Domain eBooks from the Digital Public Library of America.
JSTOR Open Access Books
A collection of over 6,500 open access books from some of the most well-known publishers.
Milne Open Textbooks
Formally, SUNY Open Textbooks, a catalog of open textbooks authored and peer-reviewed by SUNY faculty and staff.
A library of open access academic books in the humanities and social sciences.
Run by Rice University, a database of peer-reviewed textbooks for college-level courses.
Open Textbook Library
Licensed by the authors and falling under a wide range of disciplines, these textbooks are open and free to use.
One of the world's largest collection of public domain classics.
Saylor Academy Open Textbooks
Browse open textbooks by subject.
University of Michigan Press Open Access Books
From the University of Michigan Press-- a variety of open access books, old and new. Many of the new books are forthcoming for online open access.
OER Courses and Course Materials
Community of Open Research Assignments
A repository of open access research assignments from faculty and librarians.
A library of courses from a variety of universities and colleges. Some content is freely accessible.
JHSPH Open Courseware
From Johs Hopkins University School of Public Health, browse and use materials and images from courses developed by the faculty of JHSPH.
MIT Open Courseware
Materials used in MIT's courses are made freely available by the faculty.
Open Course Library
A collection free-to-use courses that you can download and adapt. All content is stored in Google docs.
Free courses and more from The Open University in Scotland.