Open educational resources are material that can be used freely in teaching and learning. Open educational resources may be published in any form or accessed using various technologies. They may be for example courses, worksheets, videos, books, articles, presentations and recordings. Open educational resources are either copyright-free material or licensed by the author by an open license which allows to use, modify, and distribute the material freely.
Are you looking for open educational resources or do you want to publish your learning materials openly? Read more about services connected to open education on the library website: open learning and open educational resources.
The Library of Open Learning Materials contains openly CC-licensed learning materials that are accessible and editable by all teachers and learners. The Library of Open Learning Materials is intended for storing and sharing learning materials, and you can also upload your own openly licensed learning materials to the platform.
You can find openly published books and articles in Helka and other library databases. You may identify them by an open access logo.
You can browse open books published by researchers and teachers at the University of Helsinki in Helda.
Where can I find image banks whose images are freely available to everyone? For more information on image copyright and online image material, see Aalto University's ImagOA guide.
When assessing open learning material, pay attention to the following aspects:
Open teaching and copyright (Instructions for teaching)
Do you want to ask about open science? Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org