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Open Educational Resources

What are Open Educational Resources


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What are Open Educational Resources?

"Open Educational Resources are any type of educational materials that are in the public domain or introduced with an open license. The nature of these open materials means that anyone can legally and freely copy, use, adapt and re-share them. OER range from textbooks to curricula, syllabi, lecture notes, assignments, tests, projects, audio, video and animation." (UNESCO)

Learn More About OER

Implementing OER

Articles on Open Resources


The "About OER" tab on this research guide was adapted from OSU Libraries "Open Educational Resources" webpage.