Welcome to NSCC Libraries Pressbooks.
NSCC encourages the adoption, adaptation and creation of Open Educational Resources (OER) in order to increase innovation in teaching and learning while decreasing costs for students.
Creative Commons defines OER as teaching, learning, and research materials that are either (a) in the public domain or (b) licensed in a manner that provides everyone with free and perpetual permission to engage in the 5R activities:
Retain / Reuse / Revise / Remix / Redistribute.
Find an Open Textbook
Search the collection of Open Textbooks
currently being used at NSCC.
Search books published on Pressbooks Networks
Pressbooks at NSCC is new! This website is currently under construction. We hope you come back soon to learn more about Pressbooks and how you can become a NSCC OER Champion.
Find OER to Adopt or Adapt
REQUEST A CURATED LIST OF OER — Complete the NSCC Curated OER List Request Form
Start Searching Yourself: Links and Search Tips
Or try this OER search tool!
Resources for Adopting, Adapting or Creating
Helpful how-to guides published by BCcampus & Rebus:
- Self-Publishing Guide (Writing an Open Textbook)
- The Rebus Guide to Publishing Open Textbooks (So Far)
- A Guide to Making Open textbooks with Students