Mason OER Metafinder (MOM)
The Mason OER Metafinder helps you find Open Educational Resources.The OER Metafinder launches a real-time, simultaneous search across 21 different OER repositories, including OpenStax, OER Commons, MERLOT but also sites like HathiTrust, DPLA, Internet Archive and NYPL Digital Collections.
Multidisciplinary Open Textbook Repositories
Collection of textbooks in business, computer science, education, health, science, and the social sciences. Maintained by the University of Georgia.
Rich open education site. Search by keyword and limit by material format. Use the open textbook filter to find open texts. The MERLOT project began in 1997, when the California State University Center for Distributed Learning (CSU-CDL at www.cdl.edu) developed and provided free access to MERLOT (www.merlot.org). Under the leadership of Chuck Schneebeck, CSU-CDL's Director, MERLOT was modeled after the NSF funded project, "Authoring Tools and An Educational Object Economy (EOE)".
By using an ISBN, you can find MERLOT Open Educational Resources (OER) that can be used to supplement most textbooks.
A meta-search of Merlot, OpenStax CNX, MIT Open Courseware, OER commons, Orange Grove, and more. Filters are also available for Physics materials, faculty development, and information technology.
Search by subject and education level. Includes learning materials K-16, grad learning materials and more. Supported by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and formed by the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education.
OBP books are published in hardback, paperback and ebook editions, but they also publish free online editions of every title in PDF, HTML and XML formats that can be read via our website, downloaded, reused or embedded anywhere. Check the Copyright tab for licensing and permissions for each title.
Open.Michigan is a University of Michigan initiative that enables faculty, students, and others to share their educational resources and research with the global learning community.
OpenStax College is a nonprofit organization committed to improving student access to quality learning materials. Our free textbooks are developed and peer-reviewed by educators to ensure they are readable, accurate, and meet the scope and sequence requirements of your course.
SUNY OER Services is a scaled-up, networked, and sustainable approach to digital learning and publishing within the SUNY system, using curated OER content, faculty course supports, and instructional technology development and design.
These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization. The Open Textbook Library is supported by the Center for Open Education and the Open Textbook Network.
Orange Grove Text Plus (OGT+) is a joint initiative of the University of Florida Press and the LibraryPress@UF imprint, which is in development as of 2016.
Are you interested in a digital textbook to learn more about OER? Take a look at Texas Learn OER. By the end of this course, you should be able to: