Open Educational Resources (OER) services at IU

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Overview

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that have been shared under a license that allow others to freely use and revise them. OER can include entire courses, media, syllabi, or textbooks and are completely free to students.

OER can also be delivered through the IU eTexts program via Unizin Engage at no cost to students. When searching for OER in the IU eTexts catalog, select the Open Textbook Library from the Publisher drop-down menu.

Libraries at each IU campus support faculty in finding, evaluating, using, and creating OER. Below are the key OER services provided by each campus.

Create an OER

For information about creating an OER, see About Pressbooks at IU and contact your campus librarian.

IU Bloomington

The Scholarly Communication Department offers instructors assistance with finding, evaluating, adapting, and sharing OER. In partnership with UITS Learning Technologies, the Libraries assist instructors with creating OER in Pressbooks or other tools. We also assist instructors with re-designing their course around student-created OER (for more, see Information literacy grant details).

IUPUI

IUPUI University Library offers instructors assistance with finding, evaluating, adapting, and sharing OER.

IU East (Richmond)

Support for faculty and students using Indiana University library resources is available.

IU Kokomo

IU Kokomo offers instructors assistance with finding, evaluating, and using OER.

IU Northwest

The Office of Digital Scholarship holds a monthly open door meeting to discuss OA, digital scholarship, digital scholarship and the humanities, and digital research tools.

  • Contact Scott Sandberg, smsandbe@iun.edu

IU South Bend

Oversees an annual month-long workshop for faculty to learn about, identify, and integrate OER into their courses. Completion comes with a $1,200 stipend from IU South Bend Office of Academic Affairs. Funded grant program from IU South Bend Office of Academic Affairs to create new OER materials. Awards up to $3,000 to create materials.

IU Southeast

IU Southeast offers instructors assistance with finding, evaluating, and sharing OER.

  • Contact Kate Moore, kabmoore@ius.edu

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