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Open Education Resources

“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.” – William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Interested in reading about Open Educational Resources? Read this OER about OERs!

For a shorter version, here’s 7 Things to Know about OERs

Open Educational Resources and the Role of the University

A searchable database for postsecondary textbooks

A searchable database for all manner of OERs including textbooks and learning exercises

A large-scale open resource repository for psychology