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  • Open Educational Resources (OERs)

    Open Educational Resources are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse, without charge. OERs have a Creative Commons or GNU license that state specifically how the material may be used, reused, adapted, and shared.
    (OER Commons)

    If needing help finding an OER for your course, call the library at 468-4301.  We can help.

    Where to find OERs

    Works held under a Creative Commons Licenses are indicated with a cc symbol. Additionally, CC works can have four other rights attached to the licenses that add or subtract certain permissions. These rights can be combined into six different Creative Commons Licenses as illustrated below:

    Creative Commons licenses
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