This collection shares Open Educational Resources (OER) and affordable course content from across the VCU community.

The high cost of textbooks has been shown to have an adverse impact on students’ academic experience, from which classes they choose to their ability to succeed in those classes. Free course materials remove this financial barrier to access, increasing the possibility that students can succeed in their academic careers. Course materials with open licenses also allow faculty to tailor materials to their specific classes, creating engaging learning experiences for students.

To learn more about open and affordable course content, including VCU Libraries support, please visit To submit a resource to the collection, please contact Jessica Kirschner, Open Educational Resources Librarian, at kirschnerj2 at


Submissions from 2019


Research Methods in Sport Syllabus (Fall 2019), Gregory Greenhalgh

Submissions from 2018


Sports Business Course Outline (Fall 2018), Brendan Dwyer