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Open Educational Resources Fund

The Open Educational Resources (OER) Fund was established through the UBC Academic Excellence Fund to support affordable and inclusive access to learning materials through the adaption, adoption, development, and integration of OER within UBC credit courses. Details on the fund can be found here

Services & Supports

There are a number of services available for open education projects. The Open UBC team consists of faculty, students, staff, and librarians committed to providing services, supports, and events for open scholarship activities on campus. Book a Consult

We can support you in the following areas:

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Finding Open Resources
Copyright & Creative Commons
Publishing Using Pressbooks Sharing Your Resources
Support for identifying and evaluating high-quality open educational resources. Consulting on best practices for open licensure, such as Creative Commons. Support for planning, creating, formatting, and publishing your open textook. Support for securing an ISBN, sharing your resources in open access repositories and catalogues, and developing a release plan.

Guides Toolkits

There are a number of UBC guides and toolkits developed to support open educational resource development and open education practices.

Open Education Toolkits

Personalized Training

UBC Library and CTLT offer tailored training for your open education projects. If you have a team working on a project and need training in the following, please contact us at: Open UBC

Workflows & Processes Tools
  • Accessible and Inclusive Design for Open Educational Resources
  • Developing an Evaluation Plan
  • Learning Design
  • Copyright and Open Copyright License (e.g. Creative Commons)
  • Finding and Using Open Education Resources
  • Sharing and Making Your Resources Discoverable
  • Pressbooks
  • Open Journal Systems (OJS)
  • UBC Wiki
  • Wikipedia
  • Wordpress
  • Jupyter Notebooks

Webinar Series

Webinar.png Bi-monthly open scholarship webinars will be offered to support open practices on campus. The webinar series will be updated here: Open UBC Webinar Series Calendar The following are open education webinars that may be of interest to you and your project teams.
OA-Week-2020-Twitter.jpg Join UBC Vancouver Library, UBC Okanagan Library, the Centre for Teaching and Learning Technology (Vancouver), and the Centre for Teaching and Learning (Okanagan) for a week of sessions on various topics related to open access to research and education. To see the full calendar of events go to the Open Access Week Events Calendar


  • Open Access Keynote: The Impact of Open Access at UBC Library
  • Open Education Faculty Showcase
  • Copyright, Creative Commons, and Open Licenses
  • Finding, Using, and Adapting Open Resources for Your Courses
  • Building a Foundation: Open Research Data as a Pillar of Open Science
  • 2020 Virtual Learning Analytics Hackathon

Support emails

  • UBC Library:
  • CTLT:,, (evaluation support)