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Michigan Community College Librarians OER

Resources for Michigan Community College Librarians providing information, training, and support for faculty adoption of open educational resources.

Major OER Collections

OpenStax     Merlot     Open Textbook Library    LibeTexts    OER Commons


SPARC Libraries & OER Forum
A network of academic and research librarians interested in open educational resources (OER) connected through a public e-mail discussion list and monthly calls.


CCCOER Advisory
Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources listserv operates in Google Groups.   Their mission is to promote the creation and re-use of open educational resources.

Code of Best Practices for OER

Best practices in fair use for oer

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Open Educational Resources: A Guide for Authors, Adapters & Adopters of Openly Licensed Teaching and Learning Materials is a document to help OER practitioners make the most of fair use rights in creating and using OER. 

License and acknowledgements

Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) Library Research Guide on Open Educational Resources (OER) by Tina Ulrich and Joelle Hannert is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.