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Open Educational Resources: OER Arranged by Academic Disciplines

American History
An openly accessible American History textbook.  The American Yawp constructs a coherent and accessible narrative from all the best of recent historical scholarship. The contributors, editors and curators are from several U.S. research institutions.

American Institute of Mathematics
The American Institute of Mathematics has developed evaluation criteria for textbooks and identified several open textbooks that meet these criteria. Their editorial board is comprised of five mathematic professors.

Engineering Disciplines
The American Society of Engineering Educators - Engineering Library Division created this guide on open textbooks arranged by engineering discipline.

iBiology creates open-access videos on modern biology and the process by which scientific discoveries are made.

Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)
The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, also known as CALI, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit consortium of mostly US law schools that conducts applied research and development in the area of computer-mediated legal education. Nearly every US law school is a member of CALI.  (CALI website)

E-International Relations
E-International Relations, a UK non-profit, is an independent publisher. They maintain a website with daily publications of unique content aimed at academics, general interest readers, and students. The website was established in 2007 and reaches an audience of over 5 million unique readers. In addition to maintaining the website, they publish open access books.

Floss Manuals
This site provides textbooks, manuals and teaching materials for open source software. Its contributors include designers, readers, writers, illustrators, free software fans, editors, artists, software developers, activists, and many others. It is support by several worldwide organizations that advocate for open access technology.


The Center for Open Educational Resources & Language Learning (COERLL)
COERLL is one of 16 National Foreign Language Resource Centers (LRC's) funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The overall mission of these federally-funded centers is to improve the teaching and learning of foreign languages by producing resources (materials and best practices) that can be profitably employed in a variety of settings.

Miguel de Cervantes Digital Library (Biblioteca Virtual de Miguel de Cervantes)
The Miguel de Cervantes Digital Library of the University of Alicante in Spain covers public domain Hispanic classic written and published between the 12th and 19th century.  The catalog of the Miguel de Cervante is in Spanish and collect the most outstanding works in Spain and Latin America literary tradition.

CORA: Community of Online Research Assignments
Repository of research assignments for librarians and faculty. Contributions are from those professionally affiliated with an educational institution. The project was funded from two grants provided by the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC).

Online Science Simulations and Laboratory Resources
Google sheet of online open/free (mostly) virtual simulations.  Arranged by Discipline: includes Biology, Chemistry, Civics, Comparative Neuroanatomy, Computer Science/Engineering, Environmental Science, Epidemiology, Geology, Math, Neuropsychology, Neuroscience, Physics, Physiology, Psychology, and STEM.

Open Education Resources for Nursing
The Open RN project is funded by a $2.5 million dollar grant from the Department of Education to create 5 OER Nursing Textbooks with 25 associated Virtual Reality scenarios. Blog post: Alternative learning activities for clinical during COVID-19 closings.

Open Social Work
Open Social Work Education (OSWE) is a collaborative project dedicated to open educational resources (OER) in social work.

PhET Simulations
PhET Simulations is a project of the University of Colorado Boulder. PhET provides open source, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations.

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