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Open Educational Resources (OERs)

This guide provides information about Open Educational Resources, or OER.

OpenStax Textbooks

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Open Textbook Library

Open Textbook Library University of Minnesota

Textbooks in the Open Textbook Library are considered open because they are free to use and distribute, and are licensed to be freely adapted or changed with proper attribution. Many have been reviewed by faculty from Open Textbook Network member institutions.

eCampus Ontario Open Library

Open Education Tracking Project - RSS Feed

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This guide by Jennifer Beamer at The Claremont Colleges Library is adapted from the excellent resources at Portland Community College, Virginia Tech, and UMass Amherst Libraries. The content in this guide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. This guide was inspired by Abbey Elder Librarian, and OER Advocate at Iowa State University Library.

Scholarly Communications & Open Publishing Coordinator