Providing open license and useful materials in learning & teaching activities from prestigious universities around the world to support students and academics at RMIT University and other universities in Vietnam.
JSTOR offers a growing list of Open Access ebooks from respected presses, such as University of California Press and University of Michigan Press, at no cost to libraries or users. More than 100 titles are now available, and several hundred more will be added by the end of 2017.
The ebooks, which reflect JSTOR’s high standards for quality content, are freely available for anyone in the world to use. Each ebook carries one of six Creative Commons licenses determined by the publisher. The titles are easy to use, with no DRM restrictions and no limits on chapter PDF downloads or printing. Users will not need to register or log in to JSTOR. (Source: JSTOR webpage)
OATD.org aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 3,970,905 theses and dissertations. (Source: OATD website)
OER Commons offers a comprehensive infrastructure for curriculum experts and instructors at all levels to identify high-quality OER and collaborate around their adaptation, evaluation, and use to address the needs of teachers and learners. Diving into OER Commons is an exciting opportunity to collaborate with other educators and learners, at the forefront of a new educational era. (Source: OER Commons webpage)
The OER Foundation was established in 2009 – with the goal of using open education as a means to provide leadership and international networking, as well as supporting educational institutions to achieve their strategic objectives. Today, the OERu network includes recognised universities, polytechnics and community colleges from five continents. The collaborating aims to widen access to more affordable education through social inclusion. (Source: OERu Webpage)
The Open Course Library (OCL) is a collection of shareable course materials, including syllabus, course activities, readings, and assessments designed by teams of college faculty, instructional designers, librarians, and other experts. Some of our materials (also called open educational resources, or OER) are paired with low cost textbooks ($30 or less). Many of the courses can be taught at no cost to students. Unless otherwise noted, all materials are shared under a Creative Commons (CC BY) license. (source: OCL website)
OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. OpenDOAR is primarily a service to enhance and support the academic and research activities of the global community. (Source: OpenDOAR webpage)
In partnership with BCcampus, and in the footsteps of other provincial online learning centres like OpenEd Manitoba, eCampusOntario has created this new virtual Open Textbook Library, established to offer learners a repository of resources which are licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. With 180-texts available, and growing, educators from a variety of colleges and universities reviewed these texts to assess their quality and alignment to popular, post-secondary subject matter. Learners can download any of the textbooks for no cost or print at low cost (Source: https://openlibrary.ecampusontario.ca/about/)
This page offers free and useful resources in various subjects related to learning and research skills at the university such as assignments tasks, writing skills, English, time management, group work, SAS workshops and consultation sessions, etc. (Source: RMIT Vietnam Learning Lab)