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Open Educational Resources (OER): Find OER
This guide provides information about finding and using open educational resources.
SBCC Luria Library pays for faculty and students to have free access to thousands of academic journals and eBooks available in our subscription databases. While not “open” these materials are available free of charge to SBCC students and faculty. See the list of databases available to you by browsing the A-Z Databases list. If you are looking for specific journal titles search the A-Z Periodicals list. Please contact one of your librarians for assistance.
The Luria Library's OneSearch also allows you to search for Open Access sources, including eBooks and e-textbooks. Use the search bar in the box below to search for your topic, then select the appropriate filters from the menu on your left, such as "Open Access" and "Books".
Use OneSearch to find print and online books, articles, and other types of sources. Limit your results to the types of sources you want by choosing the appropriate items from the filtering options.
Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching is one of the largest online repositories of open materials as well as a forum for collaboration and support of open education communities. It is program of the California State University System.
Funded by the BC Ministry of Advanced Education, these textbooks are openly licensed using a Creative Commons license, and are offered in various e-book formats free of charge, or print on demand books available at cost.
A project of Rice University, OpenStax has produced 25 textbooks written by subject experts. They have focused their efforts on producing textbooks for high-enrollment courses in higher education that have most the significant traditional textbook costs. OpenStax offers peer-reviews, supplemental materials, and support for faculty that adopt their open textbooks.
Pressbooks supports blended and online learning with an intuitive authoring platform for educational material, an extensive directory of public books and open educational resources (OER), and secure methods of delivering content to learning management systems (LMS).
A project of the US Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) and managed by CSU, SkillsCommons is a curated library of open materials that support career and technology workforce development.
MyOpenMath is designed for mathematics, providing delivery of homework, quizzes, and tests with rich mathematical content. Students can receive immediate feedback on algorithmically generated questions with numerical or algebraic expression answers.
“Provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including web sites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.”