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OpenOxy: Open Educational Resources (OER) at Occidental College

This guide provides information about finding, using, and creating Open Education Resources (OER).

Find Open Textbooks

magnifying glass Find Open Textbooks

The following resources can be used to locate high quality, peer-reviewed open textbooks in a variety of subject areas. Most of these resources also provide evaluative information about the textbooks they contain, such as faculty reviews, accessibility reviews, and usage statistics.

Find Open Educational Resources

Find Other OER

Other open educational resources (syllabi, course handouts, lesson plans, etc) can be found in the following OER repositories. Some, like OER Commons, contain open textbooks as well as other course materials. Others, like MIT OpenCourseWare, host live course content and provide users with "badges" to indicate if they have completed a course. 

Icons8

The icons used throughout this guide are from icons8. They have their own use/reuse guidelines linked here.