Join the OERC Community By Registering as a MERLOT Member

To participate in the OERC Community and contribute to the OERC Collection, you begin by registering as a member of the MERLOT community. MERLOT is an open and free international community of researchers, faculty, teachers, administrators, librarians, students, and government, industry, and academic staff. The OERC Community is creating custom services using MERLOT's tools and 10+ years of experience supporting open international communities for online education.

STEP 1: Go to

STEP 2: Complete the simple form to register as a member of MERLOT (It's FREE and you can edit it whenever you want including deleting your membership). It should take 3-5 minutes.

Now that you are a MERLOT member, you have your own personal website. Click on "My Profile" tab at and you can view your personal website.

STEP 3: You can edit your profile in MERLOT and added a variety of information about your interest areas, professional background, etc. Click on "My Profile" on the maroon navigation bar on the MERLOT home page. Scroll down until you see "Associations". Click edit and Add "OERC Open Educational Resources-Cancer" to the "Associations" field. Fill out the rest of the information as needed.

STEP 4: You are now ready to become a contributing member of the OERC Community.

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