The following search engines and websites are great places to look for OER that would be suitable for your courses. See the OER by Discipline page for OER initiatives and collections organized by discipline and school. For help with finding and properly attributing open audio, video, and images, see this guide at the Harvard Law School Library.
A distinct feature of the Mason OER Metafinder is the scope of our discovery service. We’re searching well-known OER repositories like OpenStax, OER Commons, MERLOT but also sites like HathiTrust, DPLA, Internet Archive and NYPL Digital Collections where valuable but often overlooked (and often “open”) educational materials may be found.
The Open Research Library (ORL) is an aggregation of peer-reviewed, Open Access, scholarly monographs which is hosted on the BiblioBoard platform. Hosting makes the user experience consistent across the collection and enables users to maintain a single bookshelf for all of their Open Access book content.
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