OER - Open Educational Resources: Find
Steps for searching
Guides by Subject
Saylor Guides by Subject: OER guides by subject/class created for instructors building open courses. Excellent resource.
PCC Guides by Subject: Google Docs made by PCC librarians in response to requests for help from instructors. Note that these guides may contain useful links, but are no longer being updated. Contact us for more help or to request a new document for your class or subject.
Lumen Learning: Offers complete courses composed of mostly open materials that can be copied and adapted for free. Lumen also offers partnering with institutions to manage and adapt resources for courses at a cost to students. Contact us if you would like to partner with Lumen.
SUNY OER: Ready to adopt full courses. Some overlap with Lumen offerings.
LibreTexts: Open textbooks in many subjects with a focus on STEM. Includes Spanish and allied health resources.
Open Textbook Library: Hundreds of complete, open college-level textbooks. Many include peer-reviews.
Open Stax: Affiliated with Rice University. Provides peer reviewed, quality open textbooks.
Don't forget the ancillaries!
Don't forget to look for ancillary materials as you search for OER to adopt or adapt. Many OER go beyond the textbook and include lesson plans, assignments, study guides, and other materials. These extra materials can be immensely useful and save you a lot of time.
A few tips:
When searching a repository like OER Commons, use the advanced search features to target ancillary materials.
Search Open Oregon and check the box for resources with ancillaries available: