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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Guide to identifying open textbooks and open educational resources. Information about UWM's Open Textbook initiative.

OER Search Engine

Search: Mason OER Metafinder

The Mason OER Metafinder helps you find Open Educational Resources. OER Metafinder launches a real-time, simultaneous search across 21 different sources of open educational materials as you hit the Search button. A distinct feature of the Mason OER Metafinder is the scope of our discovery service.  We’re searching well-known OER repositories like OpenStaxOER CommonsMERLOT but also sites like HathiTrustDPLAInternet Archive and NYPL Digital Collections where valuable but often overlooked yet often “open” educational materials may be found. Use the filters on the leftside of the page to narrow your results for optimal use.

Additionally the OER Metafinder allows user to do a deeper websearch. The numerous and varied results makes the Mason OER Metafinder an excellent resource for Health Sciences Open resources.

OER Resources

Open Interactive Resources for the Health Sciences

OE Week 2023 Featured AssetLibreStudio is a learning object repository with interactive, open-source learning activities that can complement course content in lectures and textbooks and be linked or embedded into your course site. This video demonstrates how to use LibreStudio to find open-access digital learning activities for your discipline and class level. ​