WHAT IS MERLOT?
MERLOT (Multimedia Education Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) is an online repository and international consortium of higher education institutions, industry partners, professional organizations and individuals who work together to provide users of OER (Open Educational Resource) teaching and learning materials.
The library holds more that 40,000 curated and rated items, The MERLOT Collection consists of tens of thousands of discipline-specific learning materials, learning exercises, and Content Builder webpages , together with associated comments, and bookmark collections, all intended to enhance the teaching experience of using a learning material.
MERLOT communities and members are devoted to identifying, peer reviewing, organizing and making available to higher education faculty and students, existing OER in a range of academic disciplines.
search MERLOT materials BY DISCIPLINE
It is possible to search for FREE and OPEN textbooks by entering the ISBN of a current publisher textbook
HOW DO MATERIALS GET INTO MERLOT?
To contribute to the MERLOT collection, you have to be a member of the MERLOT community. Membership is free and open for faculty at CSUF. Once you become a member, MERLOT will welcome your submissions.
Interested in Joining Merlot?
Becoming a member of MERLOT is free.
MERLOT will invite members to contribute materials to the library.
Follow this step-by-step guide for contributing material to MERLOT .
MERLOT on your Tablet or Phone
You can download the free mobile apps available at the online stores.
Visit MERLOT to learn more!
How to add free eTextbooks you are using or that you created into MERLOT
Are you using free eTextbooks in your teaching or your learning? Have you created free eTextbooks? MERLOT invites you to catalog the resources that you are using or have created into its collection.
Follow these two simple stepst:
Review this step-by-step instructions for contributing materials into MERLOT