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Searches across 300 million + openly licensed and public domain images.
EDSITEment! : the Best of the Humanities on the Web
Created and maintained by the federal government, this website provides easy access to free online resources from art & culture, history & social studies, literature & language arts, and world language.
Google Advanced Search
To search for web pages according to usage rights: enter the search term into one of the fields under Find pages with..., then go to the usage rights field (located under Then narrow your results by...), and select the appropriate filter in the drop-down. Click on Advanced Search button.
Internet Archive Scholar
This full-text search index (Beta) includes over 25 million research articles and other scholarly documents preserved in Internet Archive.
Mason OER Metafinder (MOM)
Described as "Google for OERS," this metasearch engine canvases 17 OER repositories, including MERLOT II, OER Commons, OpenStax CNX, Hathitrust, and Project Gutenberg.
OASIS (Openly Available Sources Integrated Search)
Developed by SUNY OER Services, this robust search tool aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS gives the user access to various open resources, such as textbooks, courses, interactive simulations, and modules.
A Creative Commons search engine devoted to open-license educational resources on the web. Use the site just as you would a typical search engine!
Open Professionals Education Network
A site that will help you find openly licensed media elements to use within your courses.
(From the website) "Science.gov searches over 60 databases and over 2,200 scientific websites to provide users with access to more than 200 million pages of authoritative federal science information including research and development results."
Learners and educators can use Xpert to search a growing database of open learning resources suitable for students at all levels of study in a wide range of different subjects.
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