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Open Educational Resources at LCC: Finding OER: Adopt, Adapt, or Create
Learn how to find and use OER materials in teaching and learning.
In this pre-recorded session as part of the Open Education Global 2021 conference (#OEGlobal21), Monica Brown and Amy Song provide you with a brief overview of methods for finding and evaluating OER. Video is less than 14 minutes long.
This rubric was developed by Center for Open Education. The Open Education Network is based in the Center for Open Education in the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development.
Open Textbook Collections
Open textbooks are free, online learning materials with Creative Commons licenses. Many of the collections will have links to the same books, but each will have a particular focus, and items you can't find in other collections.
DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers. All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available.
The LibreTexts mission is to unite students, faculty and scholars in a cooperative effort to develop an easy-to-use online platform for the construction, customization, and dissemination of open educational resources (OER) to reduce the burdens of unreasonable textbook costs to our students and society.
The Teaching Commons showcases high-quality open educational resources from leading colleges and universities and makes them available to educators and students around the world. Curated by librarians and their institutions and hosted by bepress, the Teaching Commons includes open-access textbooks, course materials, lesson plans, multimedia, lectures, k-12 materials, and more.
Creator, publisher, distributor, and seller of open textbooks and ancillary materials to college-level students.
OER repositories contain more than just open textbooks. All content featured within these pages is free but usage rights vary. Materials in these repositories are released under a Creative Commons license while some are in the public domain.
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 114 different sources and contains 440,269 records. OASIS is being developed at SUNY Geneseo's Milne Library.