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Open Educational Resources (OER): Find OER

Finding OER

OER search engines

You can also do a Google Advanced Search and set the Usage Rights to "Free to use, share, or modify" to locate OER.

OER subject guides

OER Textbook Collections

Broader Open Access Book Collections
(Note: these are free to access, but not necessarily available to revise and remix as OER are) 

OER Courses

OER Repositories

Multimedia OER Collections

Need help with OER?

Carmichael Library can help you locate more information about OER, including where to find relevant resources.  Contact Charlotte Ford (by email or at 205-665-6100) or any of the other librarians at UM.  

We also welcome your suggestions for additional OER resources for this guide!

The UM Bookstore

The UM Bookstore is committed to helping faculty find and use OER that will work for them.  Barnes and Noble Courseware has been developed to support OER in various classes across disciplines.  Contact Marleigh Campbell for more information (via email or by phone at 205-665-6575). 

This guide adapts and reuses major portions of the University of Pittsburgh and University of Illinois libraries' OER guides, with permission.