OER Index – Continuing Professional, Online & Distance Learning

Open Educational Resources or OERs are freely accessible resources such as textbooks, lecture slides or videos. This benefits teachers and students alike as it means that the resources are accessible anywhere, to anyone, for free.

To access OERs by name use the A–Z listing below.

For more information regarding Open Educational Resources please see our Libguide

Culinary Arts

BC Campus (Culinary Arts).

This resource provides links to open textbooks on the culinary arts on BC Campus.

Chemistry of Cooking.

This textbook, written by Sorangel Rodriguez-Velazquez, covers topics such as: flours, fat, sugar, dairy products, eggs and spices.

Essential Skills Companion Kit for Culinary Arts Trade Training.

Modern Pastry and Plated Desserts Techniques.

Communication

Advanced Professional Communication.

An Introduction to Organizational Communication.

Business Communication for Success.

Management Communication.

Chemistry

Chemistry (Merlot).

Introductory Chemistry.

Civil Engineering

Advanced Engineering Testing.

Civil Engineering and Symmetry.

Courses in Civil Engineering and Construction, Soil Mechanics.

Geomechanics.

New trends in Structural Engineering.

OER Metafinder Search.

Risk Management.

Structural Analysis.

Computer Science and Information Systems

Algorithms and Data Structures with Applications to Graphics and Geometry.

Cellular Internet of Things for Practitioners.

Computer Networks: A Systems Approach.

Database Design.

Designing the Digital World.

High Performance Computing.

IoT Use Cases and Technologies.

Key Concepts of Computer Studies.

Open Data Structures.

Computer Engineering / Software Engineering

Computer Simulation.

Courses in Computer Engineering, Graphics, Networks, Computer aided technologies, Software Engineering.

Delftse Foundations of Computation.

From Natural to Artificial Intelligence.

Fundamental Approaches to Software Engineering.

Learning JavaScript Design Patterns.

MySQL 8.0 Reference Manual.

OER Metafinder Search.

Practical mod_perl.

Producing Open Source Software.

Programming for Computations – Python.

RESTful Web APIs.

Soft Computing.

Software Engineering Course.

The Fifth Generation (5G) of Wireless Communication.

Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing.

Version Control with Subversion.

Insurance

Little Book of Insurance.

This book produced by Accenture provides a basic overview of insurance in Ireland. This book is free to access in PDF format.

Copyright © 2016 Accenture All rights reserved.

Immunology

Immunology (Merlot).

Pharmacology

Nursing Pharmacology.

Principles of Pharmacology – Study Guide.

Principles of Pharmacology Textbook.

Pharma Tech

Safe Pharmacy Virtual Gaming Simulation.

Physics

Boundless Physics (Lumen).

The resource contains a variety of open quizzes, lecture slides, tutorial videos and downloadable ePub files for use offline.

The Adventure of Physics – Vol. I: Fall, Flow, and Heat.

Physics (Merlot).

Physics 132:What is an Electron? What is Light?.

University Physics Volume 1.

University Physics Volume 2.

University Physics Volume 3.

Psychology

Abnormal Psychology Course (OER Commons).

Discover Psychology 2.0.

Cyber Psychology.

Introduction to Community Psychology.

Introduction to Psychology.

Psychology as a Social Science.

Psychology (Merlot).

Psychology (Noba Project).

Noba is an OER project that provides open psychology textbooks for free online, or to purchase hard copies at a low cost.

Psychology (OpenStax).

Research Methods in Psychology – 4th American Edition.

Principles of Social Psychology.

The Social Nature of Emotions.

Together: The Science of Social Psychology.

Politics

Politics in 60 seconds: Social democracy (Video).

Social Democratic Parties and the Working Class: New Voting Patterns.

Polymer Engineering

Courses in Polymer Engineering.

OER Metafinder Search.

Psychology

Abnormal Psychology Course (OER Commons).

Discover Psychology 2.0.

Introduction to Community Psychology.

Introduction to Psychology.

Psychology as a Social Science.

Psychology (Merlot).

Psychology (Noba Project).

Noba is an OER project that provides open psychology textbooks for free online, or to purchase hard copies at a low cost.

Psychology (OpenStax).

Research Methods in Psychology – 4th American Edition.

Principles of Social Psychology.

The Social Nature of Emotions.

Together: The Science of Social Psychology.

Research Methods

A Quick Guide to Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences.

A research handbook for patient and public involvement researchers.

Asking about Gender and Sexual Orientation in your Questionnaire.

Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research.

Doing Critical and Creative Research in Adult Education.

Graduate Research Methods in Social Work.

Introduction to Political Science Research Methods.

Introduction to Social Research Methods.

Learning to Manage and Share Data.

Mantra Research Data Management Training.

Principles of Sociological Inquiry – Qualitative and Quantitative Methods.

Pioneering Ethics in a Longitudinal Study.

Qualitative Analysis and Documentary Method: In International Educational Research.

Qualitative Data Collection in an Era of Social Distancing.

Queer Methods and Methodologies Intersecting Queer Theories and Social Science Research.

Research Ethics for Students in the Social Sciences.

Research Integration Using Dialogue Methods.

Research Methods for the Social Sciences: An Introduction.

Research Methods Handbook .

Research Methods in Developmental Psychology.

Research Methods Knowledge Base.

Research Methods in Social Psychology.

Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, Practices.

Studying Trans: Recommendations for Ethical Recruitment and Collaboration with Transgender Participants in Academic Research.

Systematic Reviews in Educational Research.

The Media and Communications Study Skills Student Guide.

The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics.

Transforming Research Methods in the Social Sciences: Case Studies from South Africa.

Using Twitter as a data source: An overview of ethical, legal and methodological challenge.

Visualisation: Visual Representations of Data and Information.