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Open and Affordable Educational Resources

This guide supports UMD instructors and students with creating and using open educational resources (OER), affordable course materials, and open pedagogy.

Affordable & Open Educational Resources for Students

Get the most bang for your buck by utilizing these Libraries resources! Your tuition and student fees go towards making these resources available to the UMD campus community. 

Need help navigating these resources? Contact your subject specialist to get expert research help!

These resources are open access, meaning they are free of cost to anyone, and do not require you to be affiliated with a university in order to access them. Use them now or bookmark them for future reference. 

Get Involved!

Do you think textbooks cost too much? So do we! Join these organizations in working towards affordable higher education: