I'm getting to this conversation a bit late, so it may have already been mentioned but there is the Open Syllabus Project. https://opensyllabusproject.org/
" The Open Syllabus Project (OSP) is an effort to create the first large-scale online database of university course syllabi as a platform for the development of new research, teaching, and administrative tools."
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From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Cynthia Harper
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Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Managing syllabi?
My hobby-horse is data that helps users choose from many books/resources to choose what are the most recommended. I'd love to have syllabus data across many institutions to identify these. So I applaud this idea.