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OERSupport: Start

This guide provides you with various options for support for engagement with OER


Found a resource you would like to see on the OER guides? Please e-mail the OER Specialist.
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If you have any questions related to Open Educational Resources.  Please contact the OER Team.


The table below identifies support contacts that are available to you at each stage of  the OER cycle:


  1. Consult our OER guide to find sources, initial planning, workshops, etc.
  2. Find a librarian to discuss and target specific learning objectives when searching for materials, to formulate search strategies for sources, locate library resources that support their learning objectives or identify gaps, and get basic copyright guidance.


An instructor who wants to adopt or create OERs within his/her course should:

  1. Contact the OER specialist and/or a relevant liaison librarian to assist with planning.
  2. Explore assistance available from The Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence & Innovation (or contact them at or The Simon Initiative
  3. Explore our the Create page of our OER guide.


This guide was created by Ethan Pullman and is maintained by the OER team.  Content was based on OER guides at the following Universities (in alphabetical order):  Oakland University by Julia Rodriguez, Portland Community College by Jen Klaudinyi, University of Pittsburgh by Lauren B. Collister, UMass Amherst Libraries, and Virginia Tech

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