There are different tools and ways to find information, such as Scopus, the library ALL Search box, and different databases. Each way has its own strengths and weaknesses, so it is recommended that you search in at least 3 different places.
Why use article databases?
How to access databases at WPI:
A great place to start your search for OER is an OER search tool, such as OASIS or the OER Metafinder. These tools allow you to search some of the main trusted sources of OER through their interfaces.
Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 115 different sources.
This is a search engine for open access textbooks and OER from George Mason University. It searches across 22 different sources of open educational materials:
When in doubt, ask your librarian! We can help you find OER to use in your courses.