"Open educational resources are materials for teaching or learning that are either in the public domain or have been released under a license that allows them to be freely used, changed, or shared with others. OER may include everything from a single video or lesson plan to a complete online course or curriculum and also include the software platforms needed to create, change, and share the materials" (EdWeek -Sarah Sparks, 2017).
For students, this means getting through UNF with as minimal cost for books and resources while having your professors make your courses more current, up-to-date, and polished.
OER Free Online Books and Magazines
To celebrate OE Week, this online book display includes a variety of Open Access (OA) and Open Educational (OE) materials for study/pleasure are free and available to anyone. This guide points you to not only repositories for OER textbooks, but also popular OA E-Books. Subcategories of OA E-Books for you to explore are Biographies, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Mystery/Thriller, Non-Fiction, and Science Fiction. Additional Information points you to E-books in the UNF Library about the OER movement. Don't forget to check out the OER Magazines too!
Exploring free streaming music is a great way to wind down after a long day of studying. The OER free streaming music resources are a perfect distraction for your next study break/brain break!
Peruse the list of online repositories for OE textbook repositories, hundreds of free resources, and other materials.
Additional Information provides you access to a select list of UNF Library E-books about the OER movement. For those who want to learn more about the movement, an OE documentary is included from the UNF Database, Kanopy.