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Women's and Gender Studies: Collection Resources

A LibGuide on OA and OER resources benefitting the Women and Gender Studies Section of ACRL.

OER Commons

From the OER Commons website, the "OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum.”

Sample Search Terms

The search terms below re-direct to a new window. The sample search term limiters included setting the education level to "community college/lower division level" and the license to "CC-BY".

The search terms below were unlimited within the OER Commons website; all education levels and all licenses were searched.

Digital Commons Network

From the Digital Commons Network website, “The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.”

Relevant resources can be found in the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Commons of the Digital Commons Network.


OAPEN Library

From the OAPEN online library and publication platform site, “The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of open access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of deposit, quality assurance, dissemination, and digital preservation.”

Sample Search Terms

The search terms below re-direct to a new window.