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Open Educational Resources

Search for OER @ JMU

Find open educational resources (OER) and open access (OA) materials in JMU Libraries catalog using the following search tips. 

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Search for OER

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Find OER Textbooks @JMU

Find open educational resources (OER) and open access (OA) materials in JMU Libraries catalog using the following search tips. 

Fast search for OER Textbooks:

  • Any Field (default): “open educational resources”
  • Any Field (default): textbooks

Precise search for OER Textbooks:

  • Subject (select “Subject” from “Any Field” dropdown menu): open educational resources
  • Form/Genre (bottom of screen): textbooks

See examples below for even more precise searches if you know the Series (use "Title"), Author, or Topic:

  • Title (select "Title" from "Any Field" dropdown menu): Open Textbook Library
  • Author (select "Author" from "Any Field" dropdown menu): OpenStax
  • Any Field (default): justice studies

Find JMU dissertations

Find open educational resources (OER) and open access (OA) materials in JMU Libraries catalog using the following search tips. 

Fast search for JMU dissertations:

  • Any Field (default): “open access content”
  • Any Field (default): dissertants

Precise search for JMU dissertations:

  • Note (select “Note” from “Any Field” dropdown menu): "open access content"
  • Role (bottom of screen): dissertant

Find E-books (openly licensed) @JMU

Find open educational resources (OER) and open access (OA) materials in JMU Libraries catalog using the following search tips. 

Fast search for openly licensed e-books:

  • Any Field (default): “open educational resources”
  • Any Field (default): e-books

Precise search for openly licensed e-books:

  • Subject (select “Subject” from “Any Field” dropdown menu): open educational resources
  • Form/Genre (bottom of screen): e-books

Find Music Scores (openly licensed) @JMU

Find open educational resources (OER) and open access (OA) materials in JMU Libraries catalog using the following search tips. 

Search for openly licensed music scores:

  • Any Field (default): “open access content”
  • Material Type (middle of the screen): Music Score

 

Find JMU recordings

Find open educational resources (OER) and open access (OA) materials in JMU Libraries catalog using the following search tips. 

Search for School of Music performance recordings:

  • Any Field (default): “unrestricted streaming online access”

​Search for Furious Flower streaming videos:

  • Any Field (default): "open access content"
  • Any Field (default): furious flower 

Find Early English Books Online (EEBO) @JMU

Find open educational resources (OER) and open access (OA) materials in JMU Libraries catalog using the following search tips. 

Fast search for EEBO:

  • Any Field (default): “open access content”
  • Any Field (default): "early english books online"

Precise search for EEBO:

  • Title (select “Title” from “Any Field” dropdown menu): early english books online
  • Note (select “Note” from “Any Field” dropdown menu): "open access content"

Find Maps (openly licensed) @JMU

Find open educational resources (OER) and open access (OA) materials in JMU Libraries catalog using the following search tips. 

Search for openly licensed maps:

  • Any Field (default): “open access content”
  • Material Type (middle of the screen): Map/Atlas