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Faculty Guide for OER

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

Search for OER

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The links on this page include a list of directories and websites designed to help locate open educational content, videos, images, and music. Some OER collections also include readings, quizzes, assignments, and simulations.


MERLOT SmartSearch

The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners and researchers.

Click here to search thousands of Free and Open Web Resources Filtered for Educators

Metafinder Search

Intellectual Property Management

OER Commons

Directory of Open Access Journals

Amazon Inspire

Open Textbook Library

Additional Open Textbooks

Open Culture

Additional Learning Objects

OER by Subject

OER Courseware

Additional Digitized Library Collections Resources

Hybrid Commercial/ OER Partnerships

Open Oregon Educational Resources



Open Oregon Educational Resources promotes textbook affordability for community college and university students, and facilitates widespread adoption of open, low-cost, high-quality materials.

Skills Common

Search for OER in Google

How to Search YouTube for CC licensed Videos

OER Search Tips Video

Instructional Design for Educators