A selective directory of open textbooks listed by subject from a collaborative of educational organizations. The collection is focused on community college courses and other 2-year institutions and the first two years (lower division) of 4-year institutions. They provide training for instructors, peer reviews of open textbooks, mentoring online professional networks for authors, and other services.
A library of open textbooks listed by subject and reviewed by experts. The project is based at the University of Minnesota with ten other university partners, including large mid-western research universities..
A collection of shareable course materials, including syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments designed by teams of college faculty, instructional designers, librarians, and other experts.
A free and open peer reviewed collection of online teaching and learning materials and faculty-developed services contributed and used by an international education community. The collection consists of discipline-specific learning materials, learning exercises, and Content Builder web pages. Developed at California State University and now coordinated by the State Higher Education Executives Organization (SEEO).
View and share free educational material in modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports or other academic assignments. Provides tens of thousands of learning objects from a host of disciplines, accessible online and downloadable. A non-profit digital ecosystem for the delivery of educational content to improve learning outcomes from Rice University and several philanthropic organizations.
Digital content hub to locate Open Educational Resources through a single point of access. Also offers OER implementation support, training and professional development initiatives. Founded by ISKME, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education
OpenLearn Create is an open educational platform where individuals and organisations can publish their open content, open courses and resources. It is Moodle based and has tools for collaboration, reuse and remixing.
An education platform that partners with universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for free. Many institutions use the online platform with on-campus students in a blended model of learning.
Coordinated by the OER Foundation, a network of institutions offering free online higher education courses for students worldwide. OERu partners also provide ways for learners to gain academic credit towards qualifications from recognized institutions.
Union catalog of millions of records for digital open access resources from collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH); freely-accessible through WorldCat.org from OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, Inc.)
Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles, coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. - SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition)
PLOS publishes a suite of peer-reviewed Open Access journals featuring quality research, expert commentary and critical analysis across all areas of science and medicine. Each journal is editorially independent and specialized with regard to both its selection criteria and breadth of content.
Free academic resource site with multimedia content for middle-school, high-school and college general education subjects. A project of the National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) and the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education.
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A free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. It is operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a not-for-profit research and educational institution. By posting preprints on bioRxiv, authors are able to make their findings immediately available to the scientific community and receive feedback on draft manuscripts before they are submitted to journals.