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Rhode Island School of Design

Open Educational Resources (OER)

Explore openly published, free-to-use textbooks and course materials

Search Tools

Want to see if there is OER out there for your discipline or course topic? Try these search tools to explore OER across many, many formats and institutions.

Overwhelmed? Keep in mind that if you are looking for a specific type of material (i.e., a textbook, or an open data set) it may be more useful to explore the focused collections found on the Open Textbooks and Open Access tabs of this guide. You might also consider working with a librarian to find suitable material.

Browse Open Textbook Collections

Browse these collections for entire textbooks to adopt, remix, and/or revise as licensing permits.