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Faculty Guide for OER

An easy-to-follow guide for open educational resources applying to each discipline.

Open Textbook Library

Saylor

Lumen Learning

GALILEO Open Learning Materials, University of Georgia

The Virtual Biology Labs

Biofundamentals

Additional OER

National Institute of General Medical Science Videos and Images
https://images.nigms.nih.gov/Pages/Home.aspx

OER Commons Biology Lab Manuals and Projects
https://www.oercommons.org/groups/openoregon/425/?&f.search=biology 

BCC Bioscience Images
http://blogs.berkshirecc.edu/bccoer/

Virtual Labs Resources from CSU
http://teachingcommons.cdl.edu/virtuallabs/biology/index.html

Biofundamentals 2.0
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=350

Biology High School OER Textbook
Full Text: https://www.ck12.org/search/?q=Textbooks&type=book&source=ck12&subject=biology

Cell Biology Cancas Course Shell
https://www.oercommons.org/courses/bi-112-cell-biology-course 

Biology Canvas Course Shell
https://www.oercommons.org/courses/biology-101-103-lab-manual

Interactive Simulations
https://phet.colorado.edu/

CK12 Biology Concepts
https://interactives.ck12.org/plix/biology/index.html?referrer=student&backUrl=https://www.ck12.org/student/&_ga=2.256742223.559213089.1499566740-1392464347.1499566740

CK12 Adaptive Exercises
https://www.ck12.org/assessment/ui/browse/practice/?backUrl=https://www.ck12.org/student/                    

Gizmos Online Simulations - Biology
https://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cResource.dspResourceCatalog#grades

National Science Foundation
https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/?s=4&page=4

Online Open Genetics
http://opengenetics.net/

Intech Biochemistry, Genetics, and Molecular Biology OER Textbooks
https://www.intechopen.com/books/subject/biochemistry-genetics-and-molecular-biology

Intech Microbiology OER Textbooks
https://www.intechopen.com/books/subject/immunology-and-microbiology

Intech Neuroscience OER Textbooks
https://www.intechopen.com/books/subject/neuroscience

Introduction to Human Osteology
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=224

Anatomy & Physiology (MOOC)
http://oli.cmu.edu/courses/free-open/anatomy-physiology/

Introduction to Biology (MOOC)
http://oli.cmu.edu/courses/free-open/cc-oli-biology-course-details/

Modern Biology (MOOC)
http://oli.cmu.edu/courses/free-open/biology-course-details/

Additional OER Biology and Genetics Textbooks and Resources
http://www.collegeopentextbooks.org/textbook-listings/textbooks-by-subject/biologyandgenetics

Instructor's Guide to Concepts of Biology, Chapters 12-21
Full Text: http://oer.galileo.usg.edu/biology-textbooks/1/

Microbiology 4000
https://affordablelearning.osu.edu/catalog/bookshelf/microbiology-4000