A great place to begin searching for open course materials is in OER Course Repositories. The following list contains resources that are free to use but the usage rights vary so please do pay close attention to the Creative Commons License.
- AMSER (Applied Math and Science Education Repository)
Portal of educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in community and technical Colleges.
- California Open Online Library for Education (Cool4Ed)
Library of free open source textbooks and other materials from the State of California Higher Educations Systems.
- MERLOT II
Free, peer reviewed collection of online teaching and learning materials maintained by the California State University System.
- Open Course Library
Shareable course materials, including syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments.
- Open Michigan
A hub that helps people find, use, and create openly licensed content and provides a space to share their educational content.
- Open Yale
Each course includes a full set of video lectures accompanied by other course materials such as syllabi, suggested readings, and problem sets.
- Openstax CNX (formerly Connexions)
Textbooks, articles, supplements, and other learning resources that can be read online or downloaded for free.
- Skills Commons
A repository of all deliverables from the US Department of Labor (DOL)’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant Program. You can browse the content by industry, grant project, material type, or credential type.
- The OrangeGrove
Florida’s digital repository for instructional resources.