This article analyzes modern trends of educational processes stipulated by features of modern society development. Modifications in surrounding reality dictate necessity of updating the learning process towards active transition to distance education. Increased demand of students for electronic educational resources stipulated necessity to analyze representation of electronic platforms and identification of their features. This work is aimed at analysis of the electronic educational resources being most popular among students, and identification of features of their use in distance education. The study was performed using analysis of scientific publications devoted to the research subject, survey and results of its analysis, analysis of electronic educational resources aiming at identification of their features for distance education. This work is comprised of two stages. At the first stage, the students of two learning levels were surveyed (universal bachelor degree course and high school), which allowed to reveal common requirements for the two levels of preparation for electronic educational resources and features of their selection by respondents. At the second stage, the most demanded for distance learning electronic educational platforms and their resources were analyzed to assist teacher to develop algorithm of combination of various electronic resources in the frames of content of certain course. A teacher should be aware of the content of the most popular educational platforms of opensource information educational environment, determine reasonability of access to this or that electronic resource and promote students to active participation in distance form.