Appendix B: OER Repositories

OER Repositories

Since the field is constantly growing, this list provides a small sample of the open resources and repositories that are currently available.

The B.C Open Textbook Collection ( aims to make higher education more accessible by reducing student costs through the use of openly licensed textbooks. They provide over 250 textbooks across various subject areas.

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

MERLOT ( is a curated collection of OER and open resources.

The OER by Discipline Directory ( lists a wide range of open educational resources organized by discipline.

OER Commons ( is a dynamic digital library and network.

Open Culture ( offers a collection of 200 textbooks covering various subject areas.

OpenStax ( offers students free textbooks that meet scope and sequence requirements for most courses. They are peer-reviewed texts written by professional content developers.

The Open Textbook Library ( is a collection of free, peer-reviewed and openly-licensed textbooks for university students developed by the University of Minnesota.



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