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Longview - Open Educational Resources

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Below you can see what Open Educational Resources (OER) are and how they are used. You may also find general collections, online classes, and image collections below. On the menu bar, you can search for subject specific online resources. 

What is OER?

Open Educational Resources are educational materials and resources offered freely and openly for anyone to use and under some licenses to re-mix, improve and redistribute. Open Educational Resources include:

  • Learning content: full courses, course material, content modules, learning objects, collections, and journals.
  • Tools: software to support the creation, delivery, use and improvement of open learning content including searching and organization of content, content and learning management systems, content development tools, and online learning communities.
  • Implementation resources: Intellectual property licenses to promote open publishing of materials, design-principles, and localization of content.

Growing the Curriculum: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education

Community College Consortium for Open Education Resources


General Collections

Free Online Classes

Image Collections

Moving Image Collections

Creative Commons License

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Google Books

Google Book Search