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SCOOL4Ed's mission is to support the success of faculty, staff, and students implementing their textbook affordability strategies and reducing the cost of course materials for students.

The following resources have been collected to you easier access to the full range of free and open educational resources that you can adopt and adapt.


Looking for more information from our California partner?

The California OER Council organized a variety of resources about Open Educational Resources that you might find useful in planning and implementing your campus’ textbook affordability program.


ADD Free and Open Educational Resources You're Using or Created into MERLOT

Are you using OER in your teaching or your learning? Have you created free and open teaching materials? We invite you to catalog these resources in MERLOT. Your colleagues and students around the world will thank you!


First: Become a member of MERLOT (It will take about 2 minutes and it is FREE).

Second: Fill out the online form to contribute a Material. (It will take about 4 minutes the first time.  MERLOT provides systematic instructions on our YouTube Channel and a handout (PDF).


Enter key words below to search the SkillsCommons library for Free Workforce Development OER



Enter key words below to search the MERLOT library, over 75 other open libraries, and more!

Enter the ISBN of a book below to find related FREE eTextbooks and more.