Open Resources

openaccess

Here are a few Open Access resources to get you started (and don’t forget you can search many social media and sharing websites like Flickr and Youtube by rights):

Learn about OER

CTL’s curated resources:

Free on the Internet (Overview of OER, Tools & Tips) http://goo.gl/sXVXy5

OA/OER Brief http://goo.gl/5HVfXq

Searching Tips (Internet Archive, Google) http://goo.gl/MHKcEH

Rights / Copyright Tools http://goo.gl/aYNyHj

This document http://goo.gl/KZ7Bex

 

OE Consortium – Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) , http://oerconsortium.org/ ;  Webinars http://www.oeconsortium.org/resources/webinars/

Open 4 Us, http://open4us.org ; Webinars http://open4us.org/events/

College Open Textbooks http://collegeopentextbooks.org/

Affordable Learning Georgia http://affordablelearninggeorgia.org/

Merlot http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm

Searching by rights

Creative Commons search: http://search.creativecommons.org/

DPLA (all formats, some public domain): http://dp.la/

Internet archive (all formats; some public domain; can limit to rights via advanced searching, https://archive.org/advancedsearch.php ): http://archive.org ; Georgia related items http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/CollectionsA-Z/iadl_search.html

Library of Congress (all formats; some works in public domain) : http://catalog.loc.gov/

Open Access library: http://www.oalib.com/

University of Montana list of public domain (books, manuscripts, music, maps, visual art)

http://libguides.lib.umt.edu/content.php?pid=119432&sid=1042278

 

Search collections by format

Books

Audio books

Images & Film

Music (licensed under creative commons)

Journals:

Open Education Resources

 

Tips: Search google, flickr, bing (and others!) by rights or usage – often using filtering after a search

Advanced searching in Youtube: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2685977?hl=en

Advanced searching in Google

 

Open Access Week website

 

Curated by Robin Fay, Portal Manager