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Open Educational Resources (OER)

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

New features available through OpenStax

OpenStax textbooks can now be accessed via phone or tablet through a new app that allows students to take their books with them wherever they might go. In addition, online versions of the books can be highlighted and students can add notes by signing up for a free account.

Teaching with OER Canvas Course Shells

This video shares information about how to easily import a course shell containing an open textbook and other free resources (presentations, notes, images) into your Canvas course with a few easy clicks. 

New Open Textbooks Available to Browse on Open Textbook Library

You can browse open textbooks by the date on which they were shared, from newest to oldest. 

Open Education Tracking Project - RSS Feed

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Abbey Elder
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Iowa State University

Open Textbook Network Member Badge Iowa State University is a proud member of the Open Textbook Network, an international organization of higher education institutions working together to advance the creation and use of open textbooks.