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Faculty Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER): Adopt OER

How do I adopt OER?

Here are just a few resources to get you started. There are many, many more that your liaison librarian might recommend, but aren't listed here to prevent information overload.

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Guidebook to Research on Open Educational Resources Adoption

Intended to provide ideas for how individual faculty and library faculty, instructional designers, etc. can research the effect of their adoption of open educational resources (OER). Summarizes and critiques several OER studies that have been done and may be a helpful additional resource for designing your own research study. Updates are available at

Modifying an Open Textbook: What You Need to Know

This is a five-step guide for faculty, and those who support faculty, who want to modify an open textbook. Step-by-step instructions for importing and editing common open textbook file and platform types are included.