Find OER

Open Resources around the UA System

UAF – Elmer E. Rasmuson Library Open Textbook Options

UAS – Egan Library Open Educational Resources

UAA –  Open Educational Resources

ScholarWorks@UA – University of Alaska’s institutional repository of works created by UA faculty, staff, and students.  Not necessarily OER, but a good resource for finding sources within our system.

UAS – Module 6 of their OER 101 course walks you through the process of finding OER for specific types of items. Check out the step-by-step process here.

General Repositories

These repositories link to various types of OER – like textbooks, widgets, and whole courses. Some are peer-reviewed.

Open Courses

Looking specifically for a whole course you could use parts of?

Open Textbooks

Looking for an open textbook specifically?

Open Media

Open Media Resources – links to over 40 sources for images, video, and audio.

Open Resources and Initiatives around the World


There are too many Open Education Resources to link to on this page but here are some major ones to help you get started with finding what you need for your course. You can also explore the map above to find filtered resources.