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Open Educational Resources (OER)

This guide provides information about Open Educational Resources, or OER.

Click Here to Search for OER on Multiple Repositories at Once!

Mason OER Metafinder offers a one-stop searchbox for Open and Affordable Educational Resources.

What Impacts do OER Have on Students?

Students are speaking out about the importance of affordable course materials. 

Image Credit: Tulane Public Relations, CC BY 2.0 

Why OER?

Open Educational Resources are important. This videos talks about a few reasons why. 

Video credit: The Council of Chief State School Officers, CC BY 4.0 

2017 OER State Legislation Roundup

A look at how OER are being promoted across the nation by governmental bodies. 

Image credit: SPARC, CC BY 4.0

Welcome to the University Library Guide to

Open Educational Resources

This guide is an introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER): what they are, where to find them, and how to use them in courses.

For more information about any of these topics, contact the Office of Scholarly Communication at or contact the Library's Open Access & Scholarly Communication Librarian at


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