"Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits repurposing by others." -Open-NYS
The library supports faculty adoption of OER. Contact us for assistance in locating, editing and sharing OER.
Below are some major providers of open textbooks. These are free resources, many of which can be customized. In some cases, it is possible to download a pdf of an entire textbook free of charge. Most are designed in modules to make it easy to pick and choose which resources you would like for your course. The license denotes the allowed use of the resource.