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Open Educational Resources (OER)

How to find, evaluate, use, and adapt OER materials for use in the classroom to help reduce textbook costs.

Multi-platform OER Search Tools

OER and related materials can be found on multiple websites from multiple sources. These tools can help you find them:

Individual OER Providers - Select tab for links

The Google search engine has an ‘advanced search’ that lets you search by ‘usage rights’ for content published to the Internet under an open license. The Advanced Search dialogue can be found under the Settings function or can be directly accessed at

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For Health Sciences OER, see box below.

Health Sciences OER

These links will take you directly to health sciences listings in larger OER collections. In addition to the targeted links below, search any of the general resources on this guide.