Maynooth University Library OER libguide


This guide has been developed in collaboration between the MU IUA Enhancing Digital Teaching and Learning Initiative and MU Library to provide an introduction to the benefits and challenges associated with finding, using and sharing OERs in Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

Benefit of this resource and how to make the best use of it

Using OER can provide a number of benefits to staff and students: Freely available at no cost to the institution, or to students; Opportunity to provide a wide variety of learning resources and activities to students ; Straightforward framework for licensing and attribution ; In some cases they can be adapted and tailored to your needs and context. This libguide introduces OER, the associated benefits & challenges as well as guidance on finding/sharing OER. A helpful bibliography of key outputs in this space is also available.

Related OER

The toolkit is a set of 8 modules, delivered and accessible asynchronously, online, incorporating elements of information literacy, critical thinking and academic writing skills to allow students prepare for and complete an assignment in line with best practice in academic integrity.

Assignment Toolkit


A brief showcase of existing MTU Crawford initiatives that nurture wellness within teaching and learning, followed by an online talk and Q&A, delivered by Rhonda Schaller (Pratt Institute, Brooklyn). Rhonda is a Fulbright Specialist in contemplative and wellbeing pedagogy.

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