About Us

Jorum is the UK’s largest repository for discovering and sharing Open Educational Resources for higher and further education and the Skills sector.

With over 16,000 resources, it is often the first port of call for those who teach or have been inspired in the FE and HE and professional skills community to discover and share resources. Jorum is forms part of the Learning, Teaching and Professional Skills team in Mimas, part of the Digital Resources division of Jisc. The word Jorum is of biblical origin and means a collecting (or drinking) bowl!


Contact Us

For assistance with support and general enquiries, please see our Support section or contact the Jorum team as follows:


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Using our content


Jorum resources

All the resources held within the Jorum repository have their own Creative Commons license as determined by the creator of the resource. Please visit the Creative Commons website to learn more about the 6 license options which Jorum uses. By downloading or using these resources, you must adhere to the particular Creative Commons license.


Jorum website

The Jorum website and its content (except for the resources shared by Jorum depositors) available at www.jorum.ac.uk are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License except for the themed collections images and icons included on the homepage or where otherwise indicated on the site. Based on a work at www.jorum.ac.uk.
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License


This means you are free to:

  • Share – copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Adapt – remix, transform, and build upon the material

But you must:

  • Acknowledge the source and author
  • Distribute your contributions under the same license as the original, if you remix, transform, or build upon the material.

Further information on the use of Jorum is available in our Terms of Service.