The skyrocketing cost of student textbooks has contributed to the growth and adoption of open educational resources. This guide is designed to help you learn more about these types of resources and where to begin in locating possible OER course resources
Open Access Journal articles do not allow for customization of content as they include an author's published research or editorial articles written on behalf of a particular journal. They do; however, provide another avenue for you to use openly available materials in your courses.
Additionally, many scholars prefer to publish to open access journals to avoid the distribution limitations placed upon their research when publishing to proprietary publications. Many open access journals are now peer-reviewed, providing additional credibility of content.
AICS is a non-profit centre in the School of Business Administration at Acadia University. The purpose of the Institute is to develop educational resource materials to assist educators and instructors in the classroom by providing innovative and enhanced teaching tools and real world situations. The Institute's focus is entrepreneurship and small business operations
BMJ is an online, open access journal, dedicated to publishing medical research from all disciplines and therapeutic areas. The journal publishes all research study types, from stud protocols to phase I trails to meta-analyses, including small, specialist studies, and negative studies. Publishing procedures are built around fully open peer review and continuous publication, publishing research online as soon as the article is ready.
Health Science Reports is a fully open access journal. The journal provides a unified outlet for peer reviewed and well-conducted scientific research. The journal brings together a wide array of research to deliver value to researchers, practitioners, clinicians, and patients.
Pharmacology Research & Perspectives is a bi-monthly open access journal that publishes a range of article types, including: target validation (preclinical papers that show a hypothesis is incorrect or papers on drugs that have failed in early clinical development); drug discovery reviews (strategy, hypotheses, and data resulting in a successful therapeutic drug); frontiers in translational medicine (drug and target validation for an unmet therapeutic need); pharmacological hypotheses (reviews that are oriented to inform a novel hypothesis); and replication studies (work that refutes key findings [failed replication] and work that validates key findings).