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SUNY OER Services Ready-to-Adopt Courses
SUNY has partnered with Lumen Learning and Carnegie Mellon University's OLI to provide "ready-to-adopt" courses that can be integrated into Blackboard and feature interactive content adapted from peer-reviewed openly-licensed textbooks.
Open Course Library (OCL)
The Open Course Library (OCL) is a collection of shareable course materials, including syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments designed by teams of college faculty, instructional designers, librarians, and other experts.
Saylor partners with many different institutions to create peer-reviewed open courses including videos, readings, & quizzes.
Lumen Learning offers full open courses with effectively a complete textbook replacement in high-enrollment subjects across many disciplines. Each course includes a complete set of OER-based readings and sample assessments and interactive features.
OpenStax offers free, openly-licensed, peer-reviewed textbooks that meet scope and sequence requirements for most college courses.
Open Textbook Library
Open Textbook Library's books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization.
LibreTexts is a library and community of open and freely accessible course materials freeing the textbook from the limitations and costs of traditional textbooks to provide a more engaging learning experience for students without the financial burden.
MIT OpenCourseWare Open Textbooks
Some of these online textbooks are open-licensed electronic versions of print books. Others are self-published online books, or course notes which are so thorough that they serve as an alternative to a conventional textbook.
SUNY Open Textbooks
Open SUNY Textbooks is an open access textbook publishing initiative established by SUNY libraries.
MERLOT & ISBN Search
The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners and researchers.
Use the MERLOT ISBN Search to find OER textbook replacements and other course materials based on the ISBN of a current textbook.
OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum.
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