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LibriVox- Free public domain audiobooks
"LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain, and then we release the audio files back onto the net for free. All our audio is in the public domain, so you may use it for whatever purpose you wish."
Carnegie Mellon University - Open Learning Initiative (OLI)
"The Open Learning Initiative (OLI) is a grant-funded group at Carnegie Mellon University, offering innovative online courses to anyone who wants to learn or teach. Our aim is to create high-quality courses and contribute original research to improve learning and transform higher education."
"Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization."
"Mission is to make great learning opportunities available to all students, regardless of socioeconomic background."
"MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available worldwide and is a permanent MIT activity."
"A nonprofit initiative working since 2008 to offer free and open online courses to all who want to learn."
Journal of Open Education Resources
"The Journal of Open Educational Resources in Higher Education (JOERHE) is a Diamond Open Access journal. The journal features content concerned with OER, Open Pedagogy, Open Access, Open Data, and similar topics focusing specifically within the context of Higher Education in the United States and Canada."
"The LibreTexts mission is to unite students, faculty and scholars in a cooperative effort to develop an easy-to-use online platform for the construction, customization, and dissemination of open educational resources (OER) to reduce the burdens of unreasonable textbook costs to our students and society."
"A curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community. "
Milne Open Textbooks
"An open access textbook publishing initiative established by State University of New York libraries and supported by SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants.This pilot initiative publishes high-quality, cost-effective course resources by engaging faculty as authors and peer-reviewers, and libraries as publishing service and infrastructure."
OASIS: (Openly Available Sources Integrated Search)
"Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 52 different sources and contains 155,375 records. OASIS is being developed at SUNY Geneseo's Milne Library in consultation with Alexis Clifton, SUNY OER Services Executive Director."
" ISKME launched OER Commons, its digital public library and collaboration platform, informed by the organization's pioneering efforts in knowledge management and educational innovation. OER Commons offers a comprehensive infrastructure for curriculum experts and instructors at all levels to identify high-quality OER and collaborate around their adaptation, evaluation, and use to address the needs of teachers and learners. "
"is a nonprofit based at Rice University, and it’s our mission to improve student access to education."
Open Textbook Library
From the University of Minnesota's Center for Open Education, the library is a source of openly licensed textbooks available for anyone to download and use for free.
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