Open Educational Resources in SUNY

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits repurposing by others.

On this site you’ll find openly licensed textbooks and courses written and curated by SUNY Faculty. For more about OER in SUNY, visit OpenNYS to see how OER is being used all over New York State.

SUNY OER Services

SUNY OER Services provides mentoring, technical support, and access to a broad catalog of open textbooks to help incorporate OER into the classroom, lower the cost of higher education, and empower faculty.

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$6,100,000

Student Savings

53,322

Student Enrollments

43

Campuses Engaged

We ❤ NY OER

Faculty all over SUNY are writing textbooks and sharing them with the world. From mathematical logic to physics to engineering and programming to education, these texts showcase the incredible expertise we have in our system, as well as the generosity.

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Five SUNY community colleges received Achieving the Dream grants to integrate high quality OER in associate degree program. SUNY OER Services is proud to provide access to the courses developed in SUNY as they are released.

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Open SUNY Textbooks

Open SUNY Textbooks (OST) is the open textbook publishing program from which SUNY OER Services evolved. OST offers peer-reviewed open texts that can be immediately adopted and easily customized via the SUNY OER Services editing platform.

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We connect you with support as you discover, evaluate, and use OER in your classes.

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Are you eager to introduce OER in your classroom? Fill out the form to request a copy of OER course materials.

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Share or create OER

Have you written, or are you thinking about writing a textbook that you want to share? We’d love to showcase your work or help you along the way.

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