Curating OER Resources

Consider collaborating with others

With the shared aim of meeting student learning outcomes, educators can work together on constructing searches and evaluating fit of OER for the course needs.

Conduct your searches in recognized repositories

Search recognized OER repositories and aggregated content collections to explore what already exists. A list of commonly used OER repositories are provided within this resource.

*Utilize search tools like Google only when are comfortable recognizing what defines OER.

Become familiar with open licensing and accessibility requirements

Contact your local campus librarian for more information on open licensing, copyright policy and accessibility requirements.

Determine your evaluation criteria

Criteria should incorporate learning objectives and outcomes, content quality, rigor, and even format.