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Creative Commons helps you legally share your knowledge and creativity to build a more equitable, accessible, and innovative world.
The Health Education Assets Library (HEAL) is a collection of over 22,000 freely available digital materials for health sciences education. The collection is now housed at the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Digital Library.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences - Images and Video
NIGMS offers scientific images and videos, plus scientist interviews, profiles and photos.
Medline Plus - Patient Education Videos & Tools
Designed for the general population. Watch health videos on topics such as anatomy, body systems, and surgical procedures.
A peer-reviewed, open-access journal that promotes educational scholarship and dissemination of teaching and assessment resources in the health professions
Open Educational Textbooks
Open Textbook Library
Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization. The Open Textbook Library is supported by the Center for Open Education and the Open Textbook Network.
OpenStax books come with free faculty-only resources, along with additional low-cost resources like online homework and access.
Merlot - Health Sciences
MERLOT is a program of the California State University. The MERLOT collection consists of tens of thousands of discipline-specific learning materials, learning exercises, and Content Builder webpages, together with associated comments, and bookmark collections, all intended to enhance the teaching experience of using a learning material.
Mason OER Metafinder
Simultaneously search OER repositories.
National Academies Press
The National Academies Press (NAP) publishes the reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative, independently-researched information on important matters in science and health policy.
George Washington University - OER's for Nursing
GW School of Nursing is pleased to share this collection of Open Educational Resources (OERs) for use by nurse educators worldwide.
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Bookshelf provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare. Search, read, and discover.