19 Additional OER Resources

The following links contain open resources and materials that can be used in courses.  Some contain original content, others aggregate many sources.


Source Description Institution
ALG Open Textbooks University System of Georgia
The Assayer  “The web’s largest catalog of books whose authors have made them available for free.” The Assayer
College of Earth Mineral Sciences Open Educational Resources “Substantial portions of the resources provided to students who register in participating Penn State classes.” Penn State
College Open Textbooks “Easy-to-use central repository for toolsets that can be shared amongst the peer communities and initiatives created to promote and support open textbook adoption.” COT Education
The Concord Consortium “Some of the best of our free, open source educational activities, models and software tools.” Concord Consortium
Curriki  “Create, share, and explore high quality K-12 content.” Curriki
iBerry “Non-profit making website connecting to information and resources for learners and anyone with an interest in Open Education.” iBerry
iLumina “Digital library of shareable undergraduate teaching materials for chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, and computer science.” The National Science Digital Library
Internet Archive * “Non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.” Internet Archive
K-12 K-12
The Learning Exchange “To improve ways in which knowledge, understanding and evidence is used by social care practitioners and managers to deliver better outcomes for users of services and their carers. Iriss
MERLOT II California State University System
National Academies Press “The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative information on important matters in science and health policy.” National Academy of Sciences
North Carolina Learning Object Repository https://www.nclor.org/nclorprod/access/home.do North Carolina Learning Project Repository
OER Commons * “Offers a comprehensive infrastructure for curriculum experts and instructors at all levels to identify high-quality OER and collaborate around their adaptation, evaluation, and use to address the needs of teachers and learners.” OER Commons
Open Culture *  “The best free cultural & educational media on the web.” Open Culture
OpenStax CNX *  “An open space where they can share and freely adapt educational materials such as courses, books, and reports.” Rice University
The Orange Grove “The repository provides an environment for educators to search for, use, remix, share, and contribute educational resources.” The Florida Virtual Campus
Phet Interactive Simulations “Free interactive math and science simulations.” University of Colorado – Boulder
Textbook Affordability Project University of South Florida
Textbook Revolution Textbook Revolution
Wikiversity “Learning resources, learning projects, and research for use in all levels, types, and styles of education from pre-school to university, including professional training and informal learning.” Wikimedia Foundation


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