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Open Educational Resources (OER): Get Help

This guide provides information on what OERs are and where you can find them.


Below are different departments in the college who can assist you in different areas regarding OER.

Also, take a look at the OER Committee tab for contact information for OER Committee members.

Instruction & Technology


CDI is available to help with

  • Consulting on sound course design, whether it is for online or blended courses.
  • Identifying the right type of OER for your course.
  • Discussing best practices for online or blended courses including accessibility considerations.
  • Integrating your OER with Brightspace.
  • Providing tools to help you accomplish your goals in course design.
  • Supporting faculty as they investigate technology, tools and applications related to building an OER.

Contact Information:

Joseph Mendrzycki
Assistant Director, CDI

Information Resources

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Faculty librarians are available to help with

  • Searching digital repositories.
  • Finding open educational resources to target specific learning objectives or information literacy skills.
  • Connecting your courses with valuable academic content.
  • Exploring library resources that support learning objectives.
  • Referrals to appropriate departments and/or individuals for assistance outside of the scope of library support.

Contact Information:

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Materials & Distribution


HACC bookstores are able to help with

  • Linking OER to class material listings.
  • Making alternate access (free) instructions available to students.
  • Providing print options at a small cost - Gancom or Openstax, etc.

Contact Information: