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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Information about OERs and resources for finding and using them in your classroom.

Statewide Commitment

TRAILS logoThe TRAILS consortium of Montana Academic Libraries is committed to promoting and supporting faculty in the use of open educational resources. 

Find information about upcoming training sessions and news from the state, visit the TRAILS website.


Open Textbook Network logo

TRAILS has joined the Open Textbook Network (OTN), an alliance of hundreds of colleges, universities, and consortia partners working together to advance the use of open textbooks in higher education. 

TRAILS membership means that all member libraries will have access to OTN resources and trainings, including:

  • Access to a community of like-minded institutions and professionals
  • Ongoing support for faculty workshops
  • Data collection tools
  • Participation in the future efforts of OTN