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Open Education: Find OA material

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 Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that can be freely used and reused at no cost, and without needing to ask permission. Unlike copyrighted resources, OER have been authored or created by an individual or organization that chooses to retain few, if any, ownership rights.

The OER Starter Kit

Covers: Getting Started, Copyright, Finding OER, Teaching with OER, and Creating OER.


► OER LibGuide

Using OA Books to Support Teaching & Learning

► Adopting an Open Textbook - A reference for instructors, institutions, and students on adopting open textbooks (produced by BC Campus)

► Open Education Resource Repository (OERR) rubric - Developed by the BCOEL (BC Open Education Librarians) Group to provide a process of evaluating open education resource repositories.

► OER Repositories & Platforms List - A list of platforms and repositories that host open content or help you to discover Open Access content - compiled by Open Book Publishers is intended to provide easy access to datasets that are free to use, reuse, and redistribute. The portal is operated by the Government Reform Unit of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.







European Open Science Infrastructure, for open scholarly and scientific communication.

See our Open Scholarship LibGuide for more.

Open Grey - System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe

See our Grey Literature LibGuide for more.


We welcome recommendations, just email us with the details of the resource you wish the library to add.

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