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ACRL/CJCLS OER Librarian Toolkit

Created by the CJCLS OER Taskforce with the purpose of advancing capacity in OER Research.

Research Tools

OER Research Toolkit
From Open Education Group

Open Education Group Publications
Many of the publications are based on the COUP Research Framework (see tab 'OER Frameworks').


An Open Education Reader
A collection of readings on open education with commentary. Created for a graduate course at Brigham Young University. Edited by David Wiley.

Policies & Initiatives

"Free to Learn" Guide
An OER Policy Development Guidebook for Community College Governance Officials.  Written by Hal Plotkin and published by Creative Commons.

The Evolution of Affordable Content Efforts in the Higher Education Environment: Programs, Case Studies, and Examples
Provides both inspiration and guidance for those beginning work on affordable content and evidence of the growth that has occurred in this arena over the last decade.

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