Open Illinois

An Initiative of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois

About Open Illinois


Open Illinois facilitates the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) and supports training, advocacy, and coordination of cooperative effort for the benefit of members of Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) and other Illinois stakeholders. This centralized repository provides materials helpful to academic and research institutions in developing OER and advocating for adoption of OER on their campuses to reduce students costs.

You can Explore curated OER Collections by subject and find OER developed in Illinois.

Visit this Collection to learn about open educational resources, copyright, and Creative Commons.

Our Getting Started section is the place to learn how to create a profile, create an institutional page or  form a working group, and use Open Author to create OER.


Collaborate & Create

CARLI members may request an Institutional Page or a Working Group by completing a form on the CARLI Website.

Getting Started

Welcome! This collection includes information about OER / Copyright / Creative Commons ; please join this test group if you want to see how groups work.