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OER: Open Educational Resources

Open Textbooks

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Open Courses and OER Search Engines

Search for various types of OERs from a variety of publishers and contributors, including textbooks.

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OER By Subject






OERs by Type

Audio Speeches


eBooks & Scholarly Journals

Learning Objects


Royalty Free Music

Public Domain Resources

Works in the public domain are no longer protected by copyright law and may be used freely without obtaining permission from or compensating the copyright owner.  In the United States, the copyright of a book expires 70 years after the author's death.  Works produced by the U.S. federal government do not have copyright protection.  Other rules apply in various circumstances. Visit to learn more about public domain.

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