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Open Educational Resources (OER): Repositories/ Find OER

This libguide is designed to help students, faculty, and staff learn about and use Open Educational (OER) and Open Access resurces as well as Creative Commons and Copyright.

Creative Commons Search Tools

This search tool allows you to find Creative Commons licensed material in Google and repositories including YouTube, Flickr, Wikimedia Commons, and others. Narrow your search by license type or by repository.

Enter your search query:

use for commercial purposes;
modify, adapt, or build upon.

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George Mason OER Metafinder

The Mason OER Metafinder allows you to search a variety of sources simultaneously, including the Library of Congress, Project Gutenberg, Open Textbook Library, OER Commons, OpenStax, Internet Archive, Project Gutenberg, MERLOT, and Hathitrust. These sources have many OER as well as public domain materials.

Search: Mason OER Metafinder (MOM)

Public Domain Books and other media

Open CourseWare

The OpenCourseWare (OCW) movement began in the United States with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2002.  This movement is university driven, and is focused on making the educational course materials that have been created by faculty available outside of the institution.  The materials available vary by course, professor and even semester posed.  Materials can include syllabi,  written lectures, assignments, readings, videotaped lectures, and audio lectures.

Content from University of Oklahoma Libraries.

Open Access Journals


Creative Common License

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You may reproduce, reuse, or remix any part of it for noncommercial purposes as long as credit is included. We encourage you to license your derivative works under Creative Commons as well to encourage sharing and reuse of educational materials. Note that linked content is covered by its own licenses.

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