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Textbook Affordability and Open Educational Resources (OER)

This guide is an introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) and efforts to lower student textbook and course material costs at CCC.

Archived CCC Textbook Affordability and OER Workshops

SP22 OER Workshop Recording - Finding Free Course Materials: Textbook Affordability VS OER

  • In this workshop, librarian Justine reviews the difference between Open Educational Resources (OER) and other free resources that fall under the umbrella of Textbook Affordability. You’ll learn a variety of ways to implement free course materials, determine which of those best suits your needs, and discover where free course materials can be found.
  • Visit the SP22 OER Workshop Google Drive to view the slide deck and list of links mentioned in the workshop recording.

OER Webinar Repositories

OER Advocacy, Reading, and Research

There are a lot of amazing things to read about OER, so this is an incomplete list. Please make recommendations for this list by emailing

Upcoming Opportunities

Check the Open Oregon Educational Resources calendar of events for more opportunities, including webinars, professional development, and workshops. You can also sign up to receive a weekly Oregon OER News Digest from Open Oregon Educational Resources.

Ongoing Opportunities and Resources

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