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Open Educational Resources (OER) & the Affordable Instructional Materials (AIM) Initiative: Finding OER Course Materials

Learn more about how SUNY Erie is dedicated to helping faculty find, adopt, and adapt free or low-cost course materials to support student success.
    Need help finding OER?  Ask a Librarian!  Contact: Justin Cronise [] - OER Lead, AIM Library Liaison

Open Courses

Open Textbooks


Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier.  OASIS is a project of SUNY Geneseo's Milne Library and SUNY OER Services.


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. 

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OER Commons

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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