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Open Educational Resources (OER)

This guide provides information about Open (and alternative) Educational Resources, including open textbooks, and where to find them.

Open Resources in Physics

This page provides access to textbook repositories along with other selected open resources. 

The purpose of these discipline specific pages is to showcase content that might be of interest to faculty who are considering adopting open educational resources for use in their classes. This list of content is by no means exhaustive, and more resources will be continually added.  

The nature of open educational resources is very collaborative and it is in that spirit that we encourage any comments about the content featured on this page or recommendations of content that are not already listed here.

Open Textbooks

  • BCcampus OpenEd.
    Openly licensed physics textbooks created or revised by faculty from British Columbia's post-secondary institutions
  • MERLOT
  • Physics textbooks with a further subject breakdown. Advanced search function provides quality search options.
  • Open SUNY
    Textbooks listed by index for browsing, including physics.
  • Open Textbook Library
    Physics textbook listing from the University of Minnesota.
  • MIT Open Courseware
    Physics textbooks from MIT. Limit to online textbooks.
  • Open Culture
    Open textbooks, listed by subject. Scroll down for physics.

Other Resources

The Library, Limerick Institute of Technology