Open Educational Resources (OER) are educational materials and resources published in the public domain with open licenses. These open resources are offered freely and legally for use by anyone to adapt, improve and re-share. OER may include self-developed educational videos and learning objects, course materials/modules, lab activities, as well as a complete online textbook.
Students at NJIT can play an important role in the OAT Initiative on and off campus. Below you will find resources for saving money on textbooks as well as tips on becoming an advocate for reducing the burden of increasing educational costs that may impact students negatively.
Course Reserves are course-related materials made available, either electronically or physically, through the NJIT Library. Course materials may be put on reserve at the library or made available in your Moodle or Canvas site at the instructor’s request. Reserve items may be checked out at a library service desk for short-term use in the library.
A number of your required materials may be available online for free, such as out-of-copyright books.
We know - talking to your professors can be tough - but your instructors care about your education and your experience and value your feedback.
Talk to your friends, your classmates, and the world about the benefits of OER!