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Open Educational Resources

Social Sciences

Social Sciences Open Educational Resources

Social Sciences



  • BCcampus OpenEd: Introductory texts, principles of sociological research, human security, social psychology, sex and gender
  • Open Research Library: Youth culture, food matters, religion, health, sustainable development, sex and gender 
  • eCampus Ontario: Sociological research methods; introduction to sociology texts
  • OASIS: Introduction to Sociology (various editions)
  • OpenStax: Introduction to Sociology 2e and 3e

Community Development 

  • OASIS: Local and Community Driven Development : Moving to Scale in Theory and Practice 
  • Open Textbooks: Families, cross-cultural perspectives 


  • BCcampus OpenEd: History of International Relations: A Non-European Perspective. US and Canadian history
  • Open Research Library: Europe, China, cultural history of Australia, colonialism, Australia & Japan, immigration to Australia, indigenous history
  • OASIS: Transnational history, Asian history
  • Open Textbook: Modern world history, ancient history
  • OER Commons: New Zealand history 

Games Art & Design, Graphic Design and Photography 

  • BCcampus OpenEd: Digital foundations, graphic design and print production fundamentals 
  • Open Research Library: Graphic novels, digital gaming, game production, photography 
  • OASIS: Best practices in accessible online design, graphic design fundamentals, web design primer, MATLAB, photography, games