Open Educational Resources (OER)

Get all the textbooks you need at no cost!

OER (Open Educational Resources) are educational materials that are shared at no cost for the public to freely use, share and build upon.

This included resources such as textbooks, videos, activities and more!

Benefits of OER

Students at Owens have saved over $2 million dollars when their classes use OER.

OER provides numerous benefits for students, including…

  • Save students money
  • This can include resources such as textbooks, videos, activities and more
  • Eliminates time looking for affordable textbooks
  • Helps students earn higher grades, complete courses and graduate quickly
  • Immediate and continuous access to needed resources
  • Invites collaboration


Click below to see if your courses offer OER.


Find out more about how your class can use OER.

For more information, contact the Owens Library.

Toledo-area Campus – (567) 661-7015
Findlay-area Campus – (567) 429-3088