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Open Education Resources: Find, Evaluate and Adopt OER

Find OER for your course

Mega-sites offer textbooks and other OER materials.

Learning objects are resources designed to enrich education (e.g. assignments, audiovisual material).

Search multiple sources quickly

 The Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) searches across 52 sources of open educational resources. Learn more here.

The Mason OER Metafinder (MOM) searches across 18 sources of open educational resources. Learn more here.

Search via Mason OER Metafinder (MOM):

 The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) searches peer-reviewed books and chapters from 283 publishers. Learn more here.

Search the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) Search open books from academic publishers

Hard-back OpenStax books come to Canada

Canadian textbook distributor, Vretta, is now taking orders for many of the OpenStax books hosted in the BC Open Textbook Collection. Their order page lists: a pricelist, refund policy, and bulk order discount for organizations and individuals who order 10 or more books.

 

Buyers may also purchase these books through Amazon.ca. Look for Vretta as the distributor.

Evaluate and adopt an OER

If you are using an open textbook:

If you are using any OER:

Need a textbook? Start with BCcampus

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