Types of ’Open’ Resources:
- eBooks & eAudio Books
- Databases, Interactives & Websites
- Open Educational Resources
- Open Learning Courses
- Open Textbooks
How to search for 'Open' sources:
- Know what format you require: PDF, ePUB, article or periodical, author or title.
- Free or purchase? Use the word ‘free.’
- Personal use or organisational use?
- Item first or site first? Digital library, archive, database, website, aggregator, portal etc.
- Only use trusted sites: read the fine print.