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What are Open Educational Resources?
According to UNESCO, Open Educational Resources (OER) is any type of educational resource material that is accessible in the public domain or introduced via an open license. The nature of these open materials means that anyone can legally and freely copy, use, adapt and re-share them.
These materials can be assessed in any of the follwing formats:
- Teaching notes
- Lecture notes
Open Educational Resources Search Engines
Enter the relevant terms to find open educational resources.
Library Guides on Open Educational Resources
Browse these Library Guides for information on Open Educational Resources.
Open Educational Resources for Sociology
This is a list of OER's providing free courses and training material on various aspects of Sociology.
Books on Open Educational Resources
These titles may be requested from the Library.
Multidisciplinary Open Educational Resources
Access these OERs for multidiscipinary topics.
MIT Open Course Ware
MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
The Open Education Consortium is a worldwide community of hundreds of higher education institutions and associated organizations committed to advancing open education and its impact on global education.
Open Educational Resources
A short explanation on OERs