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The purpose of this guide is to help you provide students with the tools they to be successful in your courses. Here you will find information literacy tools, best practices for embedding library content, open educational resources, and more. Resources in this guide can be used as content for building online courses. Materials may be used as an alternative to a textbook, to enhance face-to-face sessions. or to flip your classroom.
SPARC is a global coalition committed to making Open the default for research and education. SPARC empowers people to solve big problems and make new discoveries through the adoption of policies and practices that advance Open Access, Open Data, and Open Education.
Open Education Resource Collections
A platform for creating, sharing, & exploring. Open Author is an online publishing platform.
Open Course Library
Collection of open courses. Use materials from these courses in yours.
Open Education Network
A community for sharing strategies for building open educational networks.
Peer-reviewed course materials from Rice Connexions
Open Textbook Library
Provided by the Open Textbook Network
Open Access Teaching Tools & Objects for Higher Ed
MERLOT is the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning & Teaching Online. It is a program of the California State University Systems partnering with education institutions, professional societies, and industry.
This site is a portal to multiple open access digitized books, audio, and video as well as home to the Wayback Machine. The Wayback Machine is a searchable archive of more than 430 billion snapshots of websites throughout time.
Wolfram Alpha is not to be confused with a search engine. It is a amazing tool known as a computational knowledge engine.
Portal to open resources including textbooks