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Use the sites below to locate OER resources for your classes. There are some videos on the right that show how to navigate different search tools like OER Commons, the Open Textbook Library, and the Mason OER Metafinder. If you need help navigating any of the websites or locating materials, make sure to contact a librarian!
"The National Science Digital Library provides high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines."
Use the Mason Metafinder to search several OER repositories simultaneously.
The Mason OER Metafinder searches 21 targets in real-time, instantly returning the top several hundred or so most relevant hits from each site. Because it is a real-time search, it can take a bit longer than searchers of pre-indexed, curated content; however, as compensation the results returned are absolutely up-to-the-minute for each search target.
Use OASIS to search a variety of sources at once
Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 57 different sources and contains 159,459 records.
A project of the Internet Archive, Open Library's goal is to create a database of every book ever published. They have public domain books available to download as well as ebooks that can be "borrowed."