OER Defined


United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) defines open educational resources as "Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium--digital or otherwise--that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaption and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions" https://en.unesco.org/themes/building-knowledge-societies/oer

Below are general links to use to begin searching for open educational resources.

Colorado Link to ZTC (zero textbook cost) training course 

Minnesota State 

Wiley: Free for NOW—See Press Release  

UNM Resources: 

Open Oregon Educational Resources 

Creative Commons OER Resources 


Open Learning Initiative:  

MIT OpenCourseWare 

Open Educational Resources (OER) 

Lumen Learning 

OER Commons 

Open Education Consortium 



Open Stax 

Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources