Here are some of the repositories used to discover the OER contained within this guide:
eCampusOntario Open Textbook Library
This collection contains the same textbooks as included in Campus Manitoba and BC Campus, in addition to unique content created by postsecondary educators in Ontario.
Founded in 2008, LibreTexts is a leading, non-commercial open textbook organization for higher education. In Oct. 2018, the U.S. Dept. of Education awarded LibreTexts $5 million over 3 years to expand its collection of primary source textbooks and supplemental learning resources.
Open textbooks for math and economics; license fees for accompanying online assessments. Print-on-demand available for purchase.
Mason OER Metafinder
A meta-search tool that simultaneously searches several large OER repositories of open educational materials.
Peer-reviewed free learning materials, exercises and webpages, and open textbooks.
OASIS (Openly Available Sources Integrated Search)
A search tool for discovery of open content from 57 different sources.
A large OER repository, including textbooks. A product of the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education.
Peer-reviewed texts in science, math, social sciences. Supported by additional learning resources. Print copies available via Amazon.
Open textbooks in a variety of disciplines.
Open Textbook Library
A resource for peer-reviewed academic textbooks that are free, openly licensed, and complete.
Open Textbook project with over 2800 titles.
For more information about finding, evaluating, adopting, adapting, and creating OER, visit UCalgary’s Libraries and Cultural Resources OER Library Guide (libguides.ucalgary.ca/guides/oer).
Are you interested in finding more open educational resources that match your course? Libraries and Cultural Resources offers a service to assist faculty, instructors, and others selecting materials for their course who are interested in incorporating open educational resources. Visit the OCoMMS Library Guide (https://libguides.ucalgary.ca/guides/ocomms) to learn more about this service and to submit an OCoMMS search request.