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Open Educational Resources (OER) & Reed Library: Starting Points

Finding OER Textbooks

Due to the constantly evolving nature of OER, there is no one catalog for OER textbooks. The sources linked below are among the most useful.


Search OASIS for textbooks and other OER:


For additional resources, see the OER Textbooks and Courses page.

Finding OER Journal Articles

Although not all open access (OA) journal articles qualify as OER, most do. Check open access articles for Creative Commons or another open license.


Search for OA articles using Reed Library OneSearch:


These databases also include open access limiters:

Finding OER Courses

Several websites offer complete courses built as OER. For more information, see "OER Textbooks and Courses."

More Resources

For additional resources to help you find OER, see the "Additional OER" and "Searching for OER" pages.

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