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


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 reserve


Immunology (Merlot).

Research Methods

Research Methods Handbook .

Principles of Sociological Inquiry – Qualitative and Quantitative Methods.

The Media and Communications Study Skills Student Guide.

What is Qualitative Research?

What is Narrative Research?

What is Inclusive Research?

What are Qualitative Research Ethics?

Asking about Gender and Sexual Orientation in your Questionnaire.

Pioneering Ethics in a Longitudinal Study.

Systematic Reviews in Educational Research.

Research Ethics for Students in the Social Sciences.

Doing Critical and Creative Research in Adult Education.

What is Qualitative Longitudinal Research?

Learning to Manage and Share Data.

Qualitative Data Collection in an Era of Social Distancing

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.

A Quick Guide to Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences.

Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research.

Graduate Research Methods in Social Work.

Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, Practices.

Research Methods in Social Psychology.

Research Methods in Developmental Psychology.

A research handbook for patient and public involvement researchers.

Qualitative Analysis and Documentary Method: In International Educational Research.

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

Research Integration Using Dialogue Methods.

Research Methods Knowledge Base.

Introduction to Political Science Research Methods.

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

The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics.


Toxicology (Merlot).

Principles of Toxicology.


Transfusion Evidence Library.

The Transfusion Evidence Library is an information resource that provides access to evidence-based publications (Systematic Reviews, Randomised Controlled Trial and Health Economic Evaluations) on all aspects of transfusion medicine, and expert Clinical Commentaries on selected studies.

Veterinary Medicine

Anatomy and Physiology of Animals (Open Textbooks).

Veterinary Medicine (Intech Open).

This resources provides links to open textbooks on the topic of veterinary medicine.

Veterinary Epidemiology: Principles and Methods.

Veterinary Histology.

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