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Open Educational Resources

Find OER 

These search engines are a great place to start your OER search, especially if you're not tied to textbooks.

They search a variety of OER collections, databases, and repositories to make your search a bit easier. 

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Advanced Search

Centralized search of open content from 84 different sources. Created by SUNY Geneseo's Milne Library.


Mason OER Metafinder (MOM)

Simultaneous search across 20 different sources of open educational materials. Created by George Mason University.

VIVA Open! 

VIVA Open is an OER Commons hosted website that serves as a repository for open educational resources (OER) adopted, adapted, and/or created by faculty and higher education professionals at Virginia institutions.

Open Textbooks

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One-stop site for locating open textbooks.

Includes textbook reviews from faculty across the nation.


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     Open textbooks aimed towards large enrollment courses.

Free online texts and low cost print copies ordered online or through campus bookstores. 

OER Commons community hub, where instructors can share ancillary resources.

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BCcampus Open Education

Offers a collection of hundreds of open textbooks created in British Columbia.

More OER


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50,000 OER of all types, “Open Author” platform used to create new resources.


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Teaching Commons 

OER curated by librarians throughout the US.




Thousands of free and openly licensed resources with 20 different material types.

Includes assignments, case studies, textbooks, quizzes, and more.

Thank you to Hillary Miller and Jessica Kirschner at Virginia Commonwealth University for permission to reuse their content.