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Open Educational Resources: Creative Commons and OER

A guide for instructor basic understanding of Open Educational Resources (OER), including how to find, evaluate, use and adapt OER materials for their own curriculum.

Introduction to Creative Commons

Creative Commons Licensing Explained

What does this have to do with OER?

Above is an example from the Open Textbook Library. See the circled area. This is a Creative Commons License. You can see what the allowances are by the pictures illustrated. If you click on the title of the license it will take you to this page for a more detailed description. 

Almost all OER resources have Creative Common Licensing. 

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