More QUT open resources

Open Education Resource (OER) are learning, teaching and research materials in any format and medium that are available under an open licence that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, adaptation and redistribution by others (UNESCO). OER are licenced to enable free and legal copying, adapting, resharing and use.

Here is a selection of OER created by QUT Library. Check the licence statement on the resource to find out how it can be used:

  • QUT cite|write is the QUT student guide to citing, referencing and writing academically at QUT.
  • Study Smart can be used by all students looking to develop their information research and literacy skills and achieve assignment success at university.
  • IFN006 AIRS - Advanced Information Research Skills is a mandatory coursework requirement at QUT for all Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Education (EdD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) students.

Finding OER

  • The MERLOT collection consists of tens of thousands of discipline-specific learning materials. All 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.
  • OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum.

If you would like to know more about locating other open education resources, please contact your Liaison Librarian.