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Impact of OER
While no longer in operation, the archived Campus Alberta OER Initiative site has a number of resources and recorded webinars to learn more about the impact and value of OER.
There have also been multiple studies on implementation and evaluation of OER. The Review Project has a list of scholarly journal articles on the topic, and OER Hub also maintains a listing of their research publications.
The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to create a more open system of scholarly communication.
UNESCO believes that universal access to high quality education is key to the building of peace, sustainable social and economic development, and intercultural dialogue
Open Education Consortium
A global network of educational institutions, individuals and organizations that support an approach to education based on openness, including collaboration, innovation and collective development, and use of open educational materials.
OER Knowledge Cloud
The UNESCO/COL OER Knowledge Cloud will greatly enhance research opportunities and access to knowledge and research on Open Educational Resources and related information by removing barriers, opening up scholarship, and making research universally accessible.
In 2007, ISKME launched OER Commons, its digital public library and collaboration platform, informed by the organization's pioneering efforts in knowledge management and educational innovation. OER Commons offers a comprehensive infrastructure for curriculum experts and instructors at all levels to identify high-quality OER and collaborate around their adaptation, evaluation, and use to address the needs of teachers and learners.
CCCOER (Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources) is a growing US consortium of community and technical colleges committed to expanding access to education and increasing student success through adoption of open educational policy, practices, and resources.
Subscribe to an OER Discussion or Listserv:
Browse OER-related journals, such as:
Search Reg Erhardt Library's databases using search terms such as:
Search the Web (or Google Scholar) using search terms such as:
- "open educational resources"
- "open education resources"
- "open learning resources"