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Open Educational Resources

A guide to help faculty find and use Open Educational Resources.

Top Recommendations for Finding OER

There are many search engines and repositories for OER. Rather than list all of them here, the following are some of the most comprehensive collections featuring reviewed materials.

For more comprehensive lists of OER sources, please see the University of Washington's guide to OER or the University of Pittsburgh's guide to OER.

Open Textbooks

Most of the search tools on the Repositories/Search Engines list enable you to search specifically for open textbooks, but the sources here are specifically for open textbooks:

Complete Courses

Several of the resources in Top Recommendations for OER offer full courses. The following resources are devoted to complete courses, including syllabi, readings, assessments, and other materials that you can use or adapt for your own courses.

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