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Open Educational Resources

Learn what Open Educational Resources (OER) are, why they matter, and how to find, use, and adapt them for your teaching

Links to Open Educational Resources

OER Repositories and Providers

The world of open education is growing rapidly, and open educational resources are available from numerous providers, including many of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world. 

Digital repositories hosted by consortia, alliances, and institutional initiatives, dedicated to sharing and advocating for the use of OER, are excellent places to start your search. There are dozens of repositories out there, so we've provided some recommended starting points below.

American Institute of Mathematics
American Institute of Mathematics
CK-12
CK-12 Teacher and Student Resources
Creative Commons
Creative Commons
Curriki
Curriki
FlatWorld
FlatWorld Knowledge
Khan Academy
Khan Academy
MIT OpenCourseWare
MIT OpenCourseWare
MERLOT
MERLOT
OpenMichigan
Open Michigan
Open Washington
Open Washington
Directory of Open Access Repositories
Directory of Open Access Repositories
Open Education Consortium
Open Education Consortium
OER Africa
OER Africa
OER Commons
OER Commons
CMU Open Learning Initiative
CMU Open Learning Initiative
OpenStax
OpenStax
Open SUNY Textbooks
Open SUNY Textbooks
UMN Open Textbook Library
UMN Open Textbook Library
The Open University
The Open University
Open Yale Courses
Open Yale Courses
Open Oregon State
Open Oregon State
Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg
Open Courseware Search
Open Courseware Data Search
World Digital Library
World Digital Library