Online Teaching
  • Databases
    • If you need the user name and password combination to our databases, please email,, or for a copy. If there is a user name and password, you can access the databases remotely.
Free Offers Resulting from COVID-19 (Temporary Access)
  • Audible: Free Collection--mainly juvenile, but there are literary classics as well.
    • "kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet."
  • EBSCO Faculty Select
    • Simplified version of Faculty Select
  • Free access to all JoVE Science Education videos until June 15
    • The offer includes free access to the following resources: JoVE Core – a video textbook that isolates and visually presents core concepts in Biology and Social Psychology to improve learning comprehension. JoVE Science Education – a collection of simple, easy-to-understand video demonstrations in eight STEM fields Lab Manual – comprehensive, curriculum focused videos for introductory biology lab courses
  • Pima County Public Library: Get Instant Access to OverDrive EBooks Without a Library Card
    • Gain access to OverDrive Collection (includes e-books, audiobooks, some videos).
  • RedShelf
    • "To ensure that all students have access to their course materials amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, we're partnering with the publishing community to provide you with up to 7 free eBooks from participating publishers. (Program applies to students at non-profit, semester-based schools, and access runs through May 25th.)"
Free Streaming Videos
Free Tools for Student Interaction & Projects
  • Canva
    • -Online Graphic Design Platform with Various Publication Options: flyers, presentations, infographics, etc.
  • ClioVis
    • Classes or groups can collaborate on research or class projects. Create unique and informative presentations. Download versions of your timelines can serve as drafts of papers or study guides. Plot answers to “research-based” questions and master difficult material. Advanced students can use to assemble and visualize their dissertations/conduct network analysis. See the complexities of history unfold as you make connections. Map out large chapters or assigned readings. Add Cliovis timelines to your e-portfolios. Broad application across courses in different disciplines.
  • Kahoot
    • Quizzer--competition and highly interactive
  • Padlet
    • An interactive virtual bulletin board; students can collaborate and interact in real time or not
  • Venngage--Infographic
    • Infographic generator
Google Tutorials
Open Educational Resources (OERs)
  • BCcampus
  • Creative Commons Search Tool
    • "Please note that is not a search engine, but rather offers convenient access to search services provided by other independent organizations. CC has no control over the results that are returned. Do not assume that the results displayed in this search portal are under a CC license."
  • LibreTexts: Free the Textbook
    • All disciplines.Contains curriculum, lab information, 3-D graphics, etc.
  • Mason OER Metafinder
    • "The Mason OER Metafinder helps you find Open Educational Resources. Unlike other OER discovery sites (e.g, OER Commons, OASIS, MERLOT, OpenStax, etc.) with our Metafinder you aren’t searching a static database that we’ve built. Instead, the OER Metafinder launches a real-time, simultaneous search across 21 different sources of open educational materials as you hit the Search button."
  • Merlot
    • Teaching materials repository; all content is reviewed and much of it is extensively peer-reviewed.
    • Textbooks, videos, interactive simulations, modules, and so much more!
  • OER Commons
  • Open Textbook Library
  • OpenStax
  • Project Muse Open Access Content
  • TED Talks
    • A variety of topics are covered in these video discussions.