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Bethel University Library

Zero Cost Course Resources Initiative Guide (Open Educational Resources (OER) / BU Library eResources)

Guide to Open Educational Resources and Open Access sites and textbooks, and eResources available via the Bethel University Library

BU Library eResources


The following selected databases provide access to eBooks and eChapters
whose links can be embedded in Moodle:

*** eBooks with Perpetual Access

While eBooks from the Library's collections can make great course resources, not every eBook has perpetual access with unlimited users (will be available indefinitely and can be viewed by multiple people at the same time).

Therefore, please contact your Library Liaison to find out if the eBook you would like to use in your course meets this criteria.

Examples of eBooks:


The following databases provide access to eEncyclopedias and Dictionaries
whose links can be embedded in Moodle:

Examples of eEncyclopedias / eDictionaries and Entries in eEncyclopedias / eDictionaries:


The following are examples of databases that provide access to articles
whose links can be embedded in Moodle:


The following databases provide access to documentaries, instructional videos, feature films, etc.
whose links can be embedded in Moodle:

  • Under Adult Core Skills:
    • Build Your Math Skills
    • Become a Better Reader
    • Improve Your Writing, Speaking, and Grammar
  • Under Computer Skills Center:
    • Popular Software Tools
    • Learn Computer Graphics and Illustration
    • Understanding your Operating System
    • etc.