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  • Libretexts
  • Mason OER Metafinder (MOM)
  • Galileo Open Learning Material
  • Open Textbook Library Unrestricted Resource Some full text availableebook
    Catalog of free, peer-reviewed and openly-licensed textbooks developed by the University of Minnesota and collaborating partners.
  • ebooks Minnesota Unrestricted Resource Some full text availableebook
    Ebooks Minnesota is an online ebook collection for all Minnesotans. The collection features content from our state's independent publishers, including some of our best literature and nonfiction.   
  • Minnesota OER Commons Unrestricted Resource
    Tools and resources for educators and subject matter experts in Minnesota to collaboratively evaluate, share, and develop Open Educational Resources for public education.  
  • Hathi Trust Digital Library Unrestricted Resource
    HathiTrust, a partnership of academic & research institutions, offers a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. 
  • Lumen Learning Unrestricted Resource
    Co-founded by open-education visionary Dr. David Wiley and education-technology strategist Kim Thanos, Lumen Learning is dedicated to facilitating broad, successful adoption of OER.   
  • Merlot: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning & Online Teaching Unrestricted Resource
    Merlot is a collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community. 
  • OER Commons Unrestricted Resource
    OER Commons is a dynamic digital library and network. Explore, search and/or build open education resources through this network of educators. 
  • Opendora Unrestricted Resource
    Opendora, developed by PALS, is a digital archive for open educational resources that serves as a central repository for Minnesota State faculty and librarians to leverage licensed open educational resources (OER) with the ability to access, load, and share material. Opendora allows the storage of or linking to, course content, including textbooks, lecture notes, syllabi, reading lists and videos.   
  • Open Stax Unrestricted Resource
    OpenStax is a nonprofit based at Rice University. They currently have more than 20 openly licensed college textbooks.
  • OPEN SUNY Unrestricted Resource
    Open SUNY Textbooks is an open access textbook publishing initiative established by State University of New York libraries and supported by SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants.
  • Project Gutenberg Unrestricted Resource Some full text availableebook
    Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.
  • Saylor Academy Unrestricted Resource
    Saylor Academy is a nonprofit initiative working since 2008 to offer free and open online courses to all who want to learn.  
  • eBook Searcher Unrestricted Resource
    A search engine app designed specifically for locating over 8 million free ebooks. Download for free on iOS and Android.
  • BC Campus : Open Ed Unrestricted Resource

    The B.C. Open Textbook Collection is home to a growing selection of open textbooks for a variety of subjects and specialties. Discover open textbooks that have been reviewed by faculty, meet our accessibility requirements, and/or include ancillary materials (quizzes, test banks, slides, videos, etc.). With hundreds of open textbooks available for you to choose, use, or modify for your course, finding an open textbook that aligns with your curriculum can be a quick and painless process.

  • CROWDEDlearning Unrestricted Resource
    CrowdED Learning provides freely accessible learning tools that reduce barriers for adult learners’ education and employment while promoting persistence and lifelong learning in the digital age.
Additional Resources
OER Mythbusting Unrestricted Resource
Published by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, OER Mythbusting addresses the top seven myths about OER in North American higher education.
Open Oregon Educational Resources Unrestricted Resource
Open Oregon Educational Resources promotes textbook affordability for community college and university students, and facilitates widespread adoption of open, low-cost, high-quality materials. Link to their FAQ site to learn more about OER.
OER Research ToolKit Unrestricted Resource
Resources developed by the Open Education Group (OEG) based at Brigham Young University.
Open Professionals Education Network (OPEN) Unrestricted Resource
OPEN (Open Professionals Education Network) provides free support and technical assistance to all Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College & Career Training grantees with information and professional development. 
School of Open Unrestricted Resource
Website for global community of volunteers providing free online courses and training on "openness" in a digital world. 
Open Textbook Accessibility Unrestricted Resource
The goal of the Accessibility Toolkit is to provide the resources needed so that each content creator, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, teaching assistant, etc. has the opportunity to create a truly open and accessible textbook. 
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