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Open Educational Resources (OERs)

Guide designed to assist the UA community with finding and evaluating a variety of open educational and affordable resources used in teaching and learning.

EXAMPLE: Locating Open Textbooks in the University Libraries Catalog


1. Start your search at the UA Libraries Catalog

2. For example, type the phrase "Open Textbook Library" in the keyword search box. Open Textbook Library is a textbook repository.

3. If you are looking for a specific discipline, add it to the search.  For example: "open textbook library" AND physics

4. View the results.

Search for Textbooks in OER Textbook Repositories

These open textbooks are free or low-cost and modestly priced for downloads, reading online, and for some, the printed copy may be purchased at a low price:

Additional resources are listed on the UA Affordability Learning website: