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Open Educational Resources (OER): OER Search Engines/Repositories List

This guide will provide resources to free and open education resources

Respositories List

Digital repositories will aid in your discovery of open education resources. Search for textbooks, modules, learning objects, videos, and more.

AMSER (the Applied Math and Science Education Repository) is a portal of educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use.

An approved list of open mathematical textbooks for traditional undergraduate college courses.

Access British Columbia open textbook library and information about the BC campus open textbook project.

Over 6,000 academic titles from 174 publishers.

Find textbooks, ancillary materials, and other learning resources from Affordable Learning Georgia, an initiative of the University System of Georgia

Collection of general subject area multimedia videos, animations and simulations for middle school to college students. A project of NROC.

Largest higher education OER repository in the UK.

The ebooks, which reflect JSTOR’s high standards for quality content, are freely available for anyone in the world to use. Each ebook carries one of six Creative Commons licenses determined by the publisher. Users will not need to register or log in to JSTOR.

This online resource offers open access to numerous instructional videos and practice exercises in many subject areas including: math, biology, physics, chemistry, computer science, computer programming, economics, finance, history, art history, test prep and more.

MyOpenMath runs on the open source, IMathAS platform, providing free hosted use of this platform in support of free, open textbooks like the ones listed on The intent is to provide classroom use of the platform, without any required cost to students, for schools wanting a managed install of the IMathAS platform, and to provide students self-study opportunities.

North Carolina Learning Object Repository (NCLOR) was developed to serve educators in that state. Guest login is available.

University of Michigan open education resource portal.

Working towards textbook cost reduction at Oregon's community colleges.

Formerly Connexions. A repository for open educational materials for K-12, community colleges, and universities. Content is organized into pages (learning objects) and textbook-style books. Supported by Rice University.

Florida's digital repository for instructional resources.

Workforce development OER from the TAACCCT grant. Over 700 universities represented.

Multilingual search portal which identifies peer-reviewed and rated resources. Emphasis on English and Spanish language resources.

Open access textbooks, worksheets, exercises, visualizations, demonstrations, and experiments focusing on the STEM subject areas. A project founded and directed by UC Davis Professor Delmar Larsen.

Repository of digital learning objects developed by faculty from the Wisconsin Technical College System.


Repositories List Continued

  • Applied Math and Eduicational repository

  • Beyond textbooks

  • Commonwealth of Learning

  • Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER)

  • Curriki

  • Digitalibra

  • Free Curricula Center

  • FREE: Federal Resources educational Excellence

  • Free Online Course Materials

  • Hewlett Foundation OER Page

  • iUniv

  • Kahn Academy

  • KSA Digital Library

  • Maricopa Learning Exchange

  • Math Forum


  • MIT Open CourseWare

  • National Repository of Online Courses


  • OER Commons

  • Open Course Library

  • OpenDOAR

  • Open Educational Resource Foundation

  • Open Learning Initiative

  • Open of Course

  • Open University

  • The Scholar’s Box

  • WikiEducator

  • Wikiversity

  • World Digital Library