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Open educational resources (OER)

Find, create and evaluate OER materials, available to legally and freely copy, such as ebooks, images, audio, video and software. Understand copyright and Creative Commons (CC) licences.

Search curated and organised collections

Search these Open Educational Resource (OER) collections for different types of OERs.

Google Advanced Search

Google advanced search allows you to limit to content published under an open license:

  1. Go to Google Advanced Search
  2. Under usage rights select one of the free to use options

Finding Open Educational Resources

This guide lists some key Open Educational Resource (OER) search tools and collections.

Even though a search tool, database or collection is not listed here it may still contain OERs. In the resource you are searching look for:

  1. An advanced search tool
  2. Then an open or free option to limit the results in the advanced search

Search tools

You can also search for a particular type of OER via the choices on the left-side menu.

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