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Open Educational Resources (OER): Finding OERs

Guide to locating open access textbooks and more

Quick Start: Locating Open Access Textbooks

OER Search Tools

Take advantage of Google's Advanced Search to limit by results.  Select the appropriate permissions under "usage rights"

Google Advanced Search

www.google.com/advanced_search

Use the Mason Metafinder to search several OER repositories simultaneously.

Search: Mason OER Metafinder (MOM)

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.

Accessibility

Locating Other Open Learning Resources

Journals and Books

Images

Music