Open Education Resources are defined as free materials used for teaching and learning. In higher education, these include courseware, textbooks, digital sources, open access journals, and government documents.
For more information, tutorials, and links to different types of OER collections, visit UWF's innovative guide on Open Education Resources
The Open Textbook movement focues on the creation of books that are built specifically for use as free or low-cost option for education. Different repositories have different focuses and collections so you should check multiple places. For a more comprehensive list, visit UWF's Open Textbook Collections OER Guide.
What is an Open Access (OA) Journal?
Open access (OA) journals are scholarly journals that are available online to the reader "without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself."
The following vendors and collections contain OA articles for the sciences, including health and biological science.