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John M. Flaxman Library SAIC School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Where to Find Resources (by type)

Where to Find Open Access (OA) and Open Education Resources (OER)

What is Open Access?

Open Access (OA) -  refers to free, accessible, digital, online content, like Project Gutenberg and Wikipedia.

Open Educations Resources (OER) - refers to free, open license educational materials, like textbooks or instructional videos.

For more advice and definitions about OER (Open Educational Resources), review the Creative Commons Education / OER page and Virginia Tech Libraries Open Education guide

Please explore the subpages listed in the left column under Open Access for these types of open access materials: Textbooks Online, Books + Articles, Images, Streaming Video and Other Materials

Top OA Resources

Top OER Resources