Open Textbooks and Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER) are in the public domain or licensed to permit their free use and repurposing.

Getting Started:

Would you like to use and open textbook for your class? Scholarly Communications Librarian, Jennifer Beamer will introduce you to the growing body of textbooks are being made available online and are 100% free to use, print, or remix. You will browse collections of open textbooks (high quality and written by faculty). If you find a resource you’d like to use, you will learn how to add the hyperlink for that book to your Sakai or Canvas site.

More info:

Open Education Resources (OERs)

Your Subject Librarian – who can point to to Open Textbooks and Resources in your specific subject area.


Jennifer Beamer, Scholarly Communications Librarian,