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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Introduction to basic OER concepts, how to find and incorporate them into your course, creating and modifying OER, and getting UofM training on OER

External OER Recommendations

Mason OER Metafinder

Hosted by George Mason University, the Mason OER Metafinder (MOM) searches the breadth of 22+ open educational databases at the same time with up-to-the-minute results. Well-known sites such as MERLOT, the Internet Archive, Project Gutenberg, OER Commons, and OpenStax are included in MOMs searches.

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Hosted by The State University of New York (SUNY), the OASIS search tools enables users to comb through numerous open educational resources such as the DOAB, Galileo Open Learning Materials, and BC Campus. Search OASIS by subject to find thousands of available open education and public domain texts. Filter by publisher or subject tags for a more curated list of resources.

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Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar provides thousands of peer-reviewed, academic articles, eBooks, and book chapters that are freely available to the public. 

Your Google Scholar account can also be linked to your University of Memphis library account. For information about how to connect the two, please see the video below.

This guide was created by Dr. Meredith Heath Boulden on behalf of the University of Memphis Libraries and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License    unless otherwise noted. This guide is currently maintained by Carl Hess