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Open Educational Resources (OERs): Open Textbooks

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research materials in any medium that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others.

Open Textbooks

Supplemental Materials

Developing OA Textbooks

Modifying an Open Textbook: What You Need to Know
One of the most powerful things about Open Educational Resources is the ability to customize and tailor textbook content for your particular needs.  The book, "Modifying an Open Textbook: What You Need to Know" walks you through the considerations for reformatting an open work and provides guides to working with formats commonly utilized in OER texts.

Authoring Open Textbooks
Authoring Open Textbooks is a resource for anyone involved in making open textbooks. It includes materials designed to simplify the process for new open textbook creators as well as tools, resources and case studies that even the most experienced practitioners will find useful.