Open Access Resource

  1. OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES (Open Educational Resources (OERs))
    Open Educational Resources (OERs) are any type of educational materials that are in the public domain or introduced with an open license. The nature of these open materials means that anyone can legally and freely copy, use, adapt, and re-share them. -UNESCO

    2. Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 97 different sources and contains 385,629 records. OASIS is being developed at SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library.

    3. The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners, and researchers.

    4. OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve the curriculum.

    5. PRIMO is a means to promote and share peer-reviewed instructional materials created by librarians to teach people about discovering, accessing, ethically using, and evaluating information in networked environments. The Committee hopes that publicizing selective, high-quality resources will help librarians to respond to the educational challenges posed by still emerging digital technologies

    6. Wisc-Online is a digital library of Web-based learning resources called “learning objects.”
    The digital library of objects has been developed primarily by faculty from the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and produced by software and multimedia developers who create the learning objects for the online environment.

    Open textbooks are books covered by an open copyright license and available freely to students, teachers, and members of the public. Often, though it depends on the specific license, anyone will have the right to access, download, revise, or customize the content

    8. ISKME’s digital librarians have curated collections of Open Textbooks and full courses to help leverage OER in your classroom. Whether you are looking for more affordable options for your students, or dynamic content to inspire your own teaching and learning practice, this hub, organized by discipline and provider will help you discover the resources you need at your fingertips.

    9. Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at a low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization. The Open Textbook Library is supported by the Center for Open Education and the Open Textbook Network.

    10. Open Culture the web for the best educational media. Find the free courses and audiobooks you need, the language lessons & educational videos you want, and plenty of enlightenment in between
  2. – Academic Resource Search. More than a billion sources: encyclopedia, monographies, magazines.

    12. – a search for the contents of 20 thousand worldwide libraries. Find out where lies the nearest rare book you need.

    13. – access to more than 10 million scientific documents: books, articles, research protocols.

    14. is a library of scientific bioscience journals published in developing countries.

    15. – volunteers from 102 countries have collected almost 4 million publications on economics and related science.

    16. is an American state search engine on 2200+ scientific sites. More than 200 million articles are indexed.

    17. is the largest website for free download of books in PDF format. Claiming over 225 million names.

    18. is one of the most powerful researches on academic studies texts. More than 100 million scientific documents, 70% of them are free

    19. Open Knowledge Repository — World Bank
  3. Oxford Open
  4. Springer Open Journals

    22. Taylor & Francis Open Access

    23. Open Access Thesis & Dissertations

    24. Legal Information-commonlii

    25. The OAPEN Foundation

    26. PubMed Central PMC

    27. Project Gutenberg

    28. High Wire