General Collections

1 General OER Repositories

Last update: Mar 9/20

BCIT Open Educational ResourcesThis is a Canadian created resource

A collection of open educational resources created and adapted at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

CCCOER: OER by Subject (Various CC licences)

These lists and links are harvested from the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources list serve conversations and a few other sources.  This is a work in progress and will grow as more suggestions come in.

cIRcle UBC This is a Canadian created resource(Licences vary)

cIRcle is an open access digital repository for published and unpublished material created by the UBC community and its partners. Its aim is to showcase and preserve UBC’s unique intellectual output by making content freely available to anyone, anywhere via the web. Through cIRcle you can find articles, conference and workshop papers, theses and dissertations, technical reports and working papers, books, datasets, learning objects, multimedia and audio-visual materials including podcasts, webcasts and more. cIRcle features both peer-reviewed and non peer-reviewed content making it a valuable resource for interdisciplinary research and inquiry.

Commonwealth of Learning – OAsis OER (Various CC licences)

A collection of open educational resources in the following topics: Education, engineering, health sciences, languages, livelihoods, math, natural sciences, skills and trades, social sciences, and technology.

CTE Online (CC BY-NC-SA)

A collection of lesson plans, projects, and course outlines in various subjects.

eCampus Ontario Open LibraryThis is a Canadian created resource (Various CC licences)

A collection of open textbooks and other open resources curated by eCampus Ontario. The curated collection aligns with top subject areas in post-secondary education and features reviews from experts and educators across Canada.

Galileo Open Learning Materials (Various CC licences)

GALILEO Open Learning Materials brings together open educational resources throughout the University System of Georgia, including open textbooks and ancillary materials.

#GoOpenVA (Various CC licences)

A collection of open educational resources at all educational levels compiled by Virginia educators.

Learning Activities: Remix, Reuse, Reshare This is a Canadian created resource(Various CC licences)

This resource contains an extensive bank of activities (learning designs, if you will) providing instructions that you can adapt to your own discipline and context. It has been designed to be searchable by field category, as well as tags. Activities are assigned fields according to the type of interaction in the activity, structure, discipline, learning taxonomy, activity type and creative commons license. Each comes with a brief description, as well as the full text of the activity.

Mason OER Metafinder (MOM) (Licences vary)

The OER Metafinder is a search tool that launches a real-time, simultaneous search across 21 different sources of open educational materials.

Merlot II (Various CC licences)

A curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed to and used by an international education community.

Maryland Open Source Textbook (M.O.S.T) Commons (Various CC licences)

A digital library of open educational resources.

National Science Digital Library (Licences vary)

The National Science Digital Library provides high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The NSDL collection links to web-based educational resources held on other sites by their providers.

NCLOR: Open Educational Resources (Various CC licences)

A list of links to various open educational resources curated by North Carolina Learning Object Repository staff.


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 64 different sources and contains 160,546 records.

OER Commons (Various CC licences)

A public digital library of open educational resources.

OhioLink (Various CC licences)

A collection of OER compiled by Ohio educators at all educational levels.

Open Knowledge Repository (Various CC licences)

The World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge. The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is the World Bank’s official open-access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.

Open Research Library (Licences vary)

The Open Research Library will include all Open Access scholarly book content worldwide on one platform for user-friendly discovery, offering a seamless experience navigating more than 20,000 Open Access books.

Open Syllabus Explorer (Licences vary)

The Open Syllabus Project (OSP) is an effort to create the first large-scale online database of university course syllabi as a platform for the development of new research, teaching, and administrative tools. The project is based at The American Assembly at Columbia University.

SOL*R This is a Canadian-created resource(Various CC licences)

Sharable Online Learning Resources is a BCcampus collection that provides guest access for browsing and downloading its Creative Commons Licensed resources.

Skills Commons (CC BY)

An online library called SkillsCommons containing free and open learning materials and program support materials for job-driven workforce development.

Sun West Resource BankThis is a Canadian created resource (Licences vary)

Created for learners and educators of all ages, the Sun West Resource Bank is a massive library of curated and current educational resources that brings Saskatchewan Curriculum to life.

UBC Open Case StudiesThis is a Canadian-created resource (CC BY)

These case studies offer a student-centred approach to learning that asks students to identify, explore, and provide solutions to real-world problems by focusing on case-specific examples. This approach simulates real-life practice in sustainability education in that it illuminates the ongoing complexity of the problems being addressed.

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OER by Discipline Directory by BCcampus is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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