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OER & Open Access: Resources

Links for open educational resources (OER) and open access materials.

What is OER?

According to Creative Commons, “Open educational resources (OER) are free and openly licensed educational materials that can be used for teaching, learning, research, and other purposes.”  OER includes Creative Commons-licensed textbooks, public domain materials, open access texts, data sets, and CC-licensed media.

We welcome your suggestions and questions about OER and open access sites!  Please contact Martha Smith, Instruction and Outreach Librarian, at (607) 735-1866 or

OER & Open Access Resources

One Year of Free Pictures

One Year of Free Pictures.  Photo by Carlos ZGZ, Creative Commons license on Flickr Commons.

Finding OER

Metasearch tools and online OER repositories.

Open Access Texts

Open Access Images & Video

Subject Liaison Librarian

Martha Smith
Instruction & Outreach Librarian

Office: GTL 107
 (607) 735-1866

Responsible for purchasing materials in: Art, Business, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Economics, Education, Mathematics, Music, Nursing, Reference, Science, and Theatre