Where do I find open and zero-cost textbooks and other resources?
Contacts for assistance at UConn with locating OER and places in Connecticut to find content yourself.
Search engines, repositories, and publishers hosted by organizations dedicated to open and institutions of higher education that can connect users with OER.
- BCcampus OpenEd
- The Mason OER Metafinder (MOM) from George Mason University
- MERLOT from California State University Long Beach
- Milne Open Textbooks from SUNY Geneseo
- OASIS from SUNY Geneseo
- OER Commons from ISKME
- Open Textbook Library from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
- OpenStax from Rice University
- SkillsCommons from California State University Long Beach
Where do I find information on open pedagogical practices?
Explore Open Pedagogy
- A Guide to Making Open Textbooks With Students
- Introduction to Open Pedagogy: Examples from the University of Texas at Arlington
- OER-Enabled Pedagogy Library
- Open Pedagogy Approaches: Faculty, Library, and Student Collaborations by Alexis Clifton and Kimberly Davies Hoffman
- Open Pedagogy Notebook
Materials from UConn Library
- Hoffman, K., & Clifton, A. (Eds.). (2020). Open pedagogy approaches: Faculty, library, and student collaborations. Milne Publishing.
- Jhangiani, R. S., & Biswas-Diener, R. (Eds.). (2017). Open: The philosophy and practices that are revolutionizing education and science. Ubiquity Press.
- Wesolek, A., Lashley, J., & Langley, A. (Eds.). (2018). OER: A field guide for academic librarians. Pacific University Press.