OER Commons

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Open Author helps you build and publish Open Educational Resources for you and for the benefit of
educators and learners everywhere.

Learn more about creating OER

Groups provides a flexible environment to organize, create, share, and discuss resources with others in your network.
Collaborate with group members, tag and add resources to shared folders, create your own collections,
all within a public or private group.


Search through collections curated by our digital librarians


Common Core resources organized for your needs

Common Core


A Custom Resource Center

Projects, districts, states, and initiatives make use of Hubs to bring groups of educators together to create,
organize, and share OER collections that meet their common goals.

Explore Hubs


Custom Digital Libraries

Microsites are custom, flexible sites that include all the features available on OER Commons.
Microsites allow your users to search resource collections using a custom taxonomy at a unique URL.

Explore Microsites

Our award-winning OER Professional Learning programs support instructors and curriculum specialists
to gain the necessary skills required to find, adapt, and evaluate high quality open materials.

In-person and virtual OER workshops help focus instructors to develop a “commons” mindset,
to experience the benefits of open processes using the platform’s tools, collaborative features, and workflows.
This can include using Open Author for creating, remixing, and publishing shared curriculum.

Learn More

How to Search OER Commons

How to Use Groups

How to Create a Profile

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