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SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, NY, United States
Official Website @binghamtonu

Type: Public 4-Year, Research University
Annual Enrollment: 16,695

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OER LibGuide


Binghamton University takes pride in its efforts to provide services for the location, evaluation, and creation of open educational resources (OER). In addition to offering a librarian as a point of contact, the Libraries offer an OER guide to assist with OER inquiries.

As part of the SUNY system, Binghamton University is part of the Open SUNY Textbook service (, which provides access to over 15 different open textbooks and offers details about connecting with resources.

Campus Details

Campus Entities Most Active in Efforts Advancing OER:

Library Departments Active in Efforts Advancing OER:

Academic Subjects With Greatest OER Traction:

Mechanisms to Support OER Included in the Following:

OER Staff Location:

OER Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER) : A General Overview

This guide provides details about how the open access movement is impacting academic education and how to find appropriate low cost or zero cost materials for academic courses.

Resource Permissions:

Resource Citation:
Binghamton University Libraries. (n.d.) Open educational resources: A general overview. Retrieved at

Point of Contact

Benjamin Andrus
Social Sciences Librarian