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Open Education Resources

Find academic resources available open access to support teaching and learning.

What is OER?

Open Educational Resources are "teaching, learning and research materials in any medium, digital or otherwise, that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions."  -- UNESCO


7 Things you should know about Open Educational Resources

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Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 62 different sources and contains 160,354 records.

Essential Sources

This extensive collection is backed by a community of faculty and instructional designers committed to sharing academic resources.

Search the rich resources of Creative Commons licensed community.  

JStor has partnered with leading presses on a project to add open access ebooks. Thousands of titles are now available from publishers such as University of California Press, Cornell University Press, NYU Press, and University of Michigan Press.

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Our community supports the Open Textbook Library, a comprehensive resource for openly licensed academic textbooks. All textbooks are free, and the majority are peer reviewed. 

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The Open NJ repository allows faculty and students to find Open Educational Resources (OER) created and adopted at participating New Jersey institutions along with materials created through the Open Textbook Collaborative grant.


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