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The Manitoba Open Textbook Initiative



OER Discipline Guide: University of Manitoba

"Edited by University of Manitoba Libraries. The OER by Discipline Guide: University of Manitoba is a resource that lists a broad range of open educational resources organized by UM departments."

OpenEd MB - Campus Manitoba

"OpenED Manitoba was formed in 2015 with one goal: to make higher education more accessible by reducing student costs through the use of openly licensed textbooks. Since then, we’ve grown into a collaborative team of curious open advocates who guide members of Manitoba’s post-secondary community through all things open education."

Open Textbook Library

"Textbooks in the Open Textbook Library are considered open because they are free to use and distribute, and are licensed to be freely adapted or changed with proper attribution."

Other Open Educational Resources

eCampus Ontario

"eCampusOntario is a provincially-funded non-profit organization that leads a consortium of the province’s publicly-funded colleges, universities and indigenous institutes to develop and test online learning tools to advance the use of education technology and digital learning environments."

OER Commons

"OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum."


"Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 114 different sources and contains 440,452 records."

Mason OER Metafinder 

"The Mason OER Metafinder helps you find Open Educational Resources."


"The MERLOT collection consists of tens of thousands of discipline-specific learning materials, learning exercises, and Content Builder webpages, together with associated comments, and bookmark collections, all intended to enhance the teaching experience of using a learning material. All of these items have been contributed by the MERLOT member community, who have either authored the materials themselves, or who have discovered the materials, found them useful, and wished to share their enthusiasm for the materials with others in the teaching and learning community."

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

"DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers. All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available."

Creative Commons

Open Educational Resources (OER) are published under a Creative Commons license, giving users the freedom to access, utilize, and even modify these resources to better suit their needs and the needs of students.

Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL)

Student Resources

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