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Freely Available Resources and Search Tools: Open Educational Resources

Here you will find information about available open scholarly resources

Getting started with OER

Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely accessible course materials (textbooks, websites, slides, videos, worksheets, syllabi, and more) that can be used and reused by anyone without seeking permission. What do you do with OER?

Retain - the right to make, own, and control copies of the content (e.g., download, duplicate, store, and manage)
Reuse - the right to use the content in a wide range of ways (e.g., in a class, in a study group, on a website, in a video)
Revise - the right to adapt, adjust, modify, or alter the content itself (e.g., translate the content into another language)
Remix - the right to combine the original or revised content with other material to create something new (e.g., incorporate the content into a mashup)
Redistribute - the right to share copies of the original content, your revisions, or your remixes with others (e.g., give a copy of the content to a friend)

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