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Open Educational Resources (OER)

The VIVA Faculty Textbook Portal is a free collection of copyrighted e-books and OER that is available to UMW faculty through the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA). Simply search for a title, complete the course information form, and the item will be available through the Simpson Library.

VIVA Faculty Textbook Portal

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OASIS currently searches open content from 52 different sources and contains 155,375 records. Use OASIS to discover quality, free open textbooks, courseware and more. OASIS was developed by the SUNY Geneseo Milne Library, in consultation with SUNY OER Services.

Mason OER Metafinder

Created created by George Mason University (GMU), OER Metafinder is a one-stop search box that cross-searches 15 different open education resource platforms.

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