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Open MRU Library

Open Access, Open Data, and Open Educational Resources are all part of a movement to help equalize access to education and scholarship by fostering an inclusive way to create and disseminate knowledge.

Open Resources

Open Access

Access freely available journals available online or learn how scholars are contributing to this alternative publishing model.

Open Data

Form good habits around data management to best support your research. Learn what tools and resources are available to help you find and archive research data.

Open Educational Resources

Textbooks, images, videos, software, and tools are available to MRU academics looking for resources to help them in their teaching and learning.

Open Journal Hosting

This journal hosting service is provided by the Mount Royal University Library and is available to all MRU faculty, students, staff, administrators, centres, institutes, or affiliated community members who are interested in publishing their open access journal.


Test your Open Knowledge

Score 90% on this open education quiz and receive your own Open Champion sticker that you can rep on a laptop, water bottle, notebook, or in the classroom.

Open Champions

Learn more about the scholars, students and community leaders advocating for equitable access to open education at MRU.

Student Quick Links

Open education is a way to access and contribute to barrier-free academic resources that cover all subject areas. Open resources remove boundaries from education when texts, videos, journals, articles and courses remain available to all learners.

Looking for free resources to help you study and learn? Try open educational resources.

Faculty Quick Links

Incorporating open materials into curriculum and scholarship can increase the reach of quality academic research. When free and accessible resources are incorporated into instruction, faculty contribute to a more sustainable model for education.