Open Educational Resources (OER)

What are OER?

"OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. Open educational resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge."  Source:  The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

To learn more about Open Educational Resources, the RRU OER Lib Guide is an excellent place to start.


Open textbooks are affordable, flexible alternatives to traditionally-published textbooks.
RRU has several open educational resources available...