Check out our OER LibGuide at the link above for more information on OER content, copyright, and creative ways to use it in your classroom or research.
From the BC Open Campus, provides an excellent checklist and suggestions for evaluating OERs in your course.
OER Evaluation Tool Handbook from Achieve
This handbook has been designed to walk a user through the process of evaluating an online resource using the Achieve Open Education Resources (OERs) rubrics.
BC OER Guide for Evaluating Open Education Resources
Outline key features of researched resources that could be used in the BC OER assessment rubrics.
"OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others.” -William Hewlett Foundation
Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 117 different sources and contains 388,753 records.
"The most comprehensive searchable index of free scientific and scholarly content in full-text formats." (Choice Reviews)
Some content on this tab has been adapted from Northern Michigan College's Open Educational Resources guide.