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Open Educational Resources (OER): Library & Information Studies

This guide provides resources and tools for faculty wishing to implement open education resources (OER) in their courses.

Open Textbook Example

Choosing & Using Sources book cover

 

 

 

 

Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research 

Full text: https://osu.pb.unizin.org/choosingsources/

 

Information Literacy textbook

The Information Literacy User's Guide

Full text: http://textbooks.opensuny.org/the-information-literacy-users-guide-an-open-online-textbook/

 

Project CORA: Community of Online Research Assignments

Browse and search for assignments: http://www.projectcora.org/

Additional Course Materials for Library & Information Studies

Below are OER collections containing a variety of Library & Information Studies related course materials (e.g., readings, quizzes, simulations, assignments, and more).

Search OER Commons for Accounting course materials
Search OER Commons for Library & Information Studies materials. Link: http://tinyurl.com/gqn75yd

 

Search MERLOT for Accounting OER
Search MERLOT for Library & Information Studies materials. Link: http://tinyurl.com/zunjnnj


SEARCH TIP: OER Commons and Merlot allow you to further limit results by sub-disciplines and material type. 

CC Search for Creative Commons Images and Videos

CC Search links allows you to search a variety of media collections (e.g., YouTube, Google Images, and Flickr) for Creative Commons licensed materials that you can use to supplement your instruction and build a more dynamic OER course.

To begin searching, visit  http://search.creativecommons.org/