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A Guide to Teaching with OER, OA, Open, & Free Materials

This guide is intended to assist faculty in identifying open and alternative textbook options for specific courses.

Please Note

This in no way claims to be an exhaustive list of OER materials, open textbooks, or related teaching materials. We seek to provide a broad selection of starting points, but there is more to be found online.

Open-Access Textbooks

Open-Access Academic Books & Journals

Thesis and Dissertation Open Repositories

Data Open Repositories


Check out this Guide for more links

Open Case Studies

Open Curricular Materials & Full Open Courses


State OER Repositories

Scholarly Research Open Repositories

Museum Open Repositories

Photograph Open Repositories


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