Open educational resources (OERs)

Open educational resources (OERs) range from one-page Word documents to complex interactive online tutorials. This section provides an overview of the wide variety of OERs available for information literacy teaching and learning.

Finding
Where to find OERs and examples of good practice.

Using
Advice on re-using others’ materials for your own teaching.

Creating (coming soon)
How to create your own OERs.
(This section focuses on online resources.)

Sharing 
How to get your OERs into the information literacy community.

You can read about librarians’ knowledge and practice in relation to sharing information literacy teaching materials in this report of a survey taken in 2012 by Jane Secker and Nancy Graham as part of the CoPILOT project.


Case studies

Check out our collection of OER case studies.