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Open Educational Resources

OER by Discipline Guide

Steps to OER

  1. Set aside time: Searching for OER takes time & persistence, just like research.
  2. Look at your current text: Is your current textbook available through the library databases?
  3. Locate an OER text: Check to see if a whole OER textbook already exists for your course.
  4. Browse open repositories: Browse several repositories to see what content is available
  5. Supplement: Look at your learning objectives and find different materials for different topics.
  6. Ask for help: Call a librarian to get help. You can do this at anytime!

"Six Steps to OER" Modified text from original by Lesley University Library