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Some OER repositories may take a more subject-specific approach, or be focused around certain types of media like images or software. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of OER Repositories, merely a selection that may be a useful starting point.
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Open lecture slides, lab worksheets, and assignments developed by staff at Lancaster University including Dermot Lynott. Includes two short modules suitable for first year undergraduates that introduce research methods and open science.
Resources on OER Commons may have a range of licences. You can filter results by licence if you wish. Always check the terms of a licence before reusing an item, as some licences may require attribution or be more restrictive than others.
VADS provides a national collection of over 140,000 images from over 300 art and design collections across the UK, which are freely available for non-commercial use in education. The images cover the broad range of the visual arts including applied arts, architecture, design, fashion, fine art, and media. VADS is a service of the Library at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA).
The British Library’s collections on Flickr Commons offer access to millions of public domain images, which we encourage you to explore and re-use. The release of these collections into the public domain represent the Library's desire to improve knowledge of and about them, to enable novel and unexpected ways of using them, and to begin working with researchers to explore and interpret large scale digital collections.
Feature films, shorts, silent movies and trailers. Works that were completed in 1923 or earlier are generally in the public domain. Many of the films are licensed with Creative Commons Licenses, but please check the metadata for the specific item.