Contact our OAER Team by filling out this form if you are interested in learning more about Open and Affordable materials, or if you have any questions pertaining to finding, evaluating, creating, and remixing OER for your course(s).
A librarian will be in touch with you within 48 hours.
Browse Penn State’s catalog of faculty-created open textbooks and courses. If you’re interested in authoring your own textbook or course materials, schedule a consultation with the OER Team. You can request access to Pressbooks by completing the Pressbooks registration form.
Penn State’s ROAM offers high-quality learning materials created by Penn State faculty. These materials are freely available for you to reuse, revise, remix, retain, and redistribute under a Creative Commons license.
Provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, with a collection of over 40,000 OER in 19 different material type categories. Maintained and hosted by the California State University System. Also offers an ISBN search, so you can search by a textbook you're currently using to get suggestions for replacements.
The Open Research Library (ORL) is planned to include all Open Access book content worldwide on one platform for user-friendly discovery, offering a seamless experience navigating more than 20,000 Open Access books. This vital infrastructure is slated to comprise the most comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed Open Access books accessible for everyone.
You can download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images. With new platforms and tools, you have easier access to nearly 3 million 2D and 3D digital items from the Smithsonian collections.