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Open Educational Resources at WOU

Learn about Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Western Oregon University (WOU) OER Stipend Award Program

Open Textbook Collection

Open textbooks are free, online learning materials with Creative Commons licenses. Many of the collections will have links to the same books, but each will have a particular focus, and items you can't find in other collections.



Advantages of ebooks include:

  • accessible 24/7 from anywhere with your username and password
  • can search the text of the book to find information
  • never any library fines

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Western Oregon University (WOU) Library Research Guide on Open Educational Resources (OER) by Regina Gong (LCC), and edited by Amy Larson (LCC) and Sue Kunda (WOU), is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.