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Open Educational Resources

Information for Students and Faculty about Open Educational Resources (OER)

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About OER

"OER (Open Educational Resources) are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and repurposing by others. OER include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge."

SPARC (2017). OER Mythbusting. Washington, DC: SPARC. sparcopen.org/our-work/oer-mythbusting

PfauLibrary. (2014). Open access [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/B579LlMi0Q4