Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Links to online learning materials are collected there along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments.

MERLOT is also a community of people who are involved in education. Community members help MERLOT grow by contributing materials and adding assignments and comments. Many community members make their professional information available in MERLOT's member directory.