Look at the tabs in this LibGuide to learn about some of the many OER available.
Search OER websites for resources related to your subject or discipline.
Meet with a Memorial Library staff member about your OER needs
Think outside the box, Open Education is all about freedom, collaboration, and creativity in teaching and learning.
Find some OER that you think could be used in your class
Review the OER and decide if you will use them as is, or if you wish to remix them into a new resource.
Integrate the OER into your classroom through Canvas and the syllabus.
Disseminate the OER to students.
The criteria used to evaluate and select open educational resources and textbooks should be almost the same as for traditional textbooks. The following resources can provide useful information to evaluate open textbooks for possible course adoption.
This website from Achieve.org provides a rubric to help K-12 schools choose open educational resources for their school system. Some of the items in the rubric could be applied to choosing open educational resources and textbooks for a college course.