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Open Educational Resources: Discipline Specific OER

This site is designed to introduce OER initiatives, explain creative commons licensing and OER, and to help you get started searching for Open Educational Resources for teaching and learning.

Guide Attribution

All original content on this page is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. All linked-to content adheres to its respective license. Content in this guide is based on the a guide by the OER Office at University of Oklahoma Libraries.

Creative Commons License

Other content courtesy of Northwestern Michigan College (UMC) Library Research Guide on OERs under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.

Steps to Utilizing Open Content

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At the left you will find links to subject-dedicated pages featuring textbooks, supplemental materials, and video lectures.  Each resource is introduced by a short paragraph that lists what one can expect to find in that particular resource, its developers and their university affiliations in addition to the usage terms associated with the content.  All of the content featured within these pages is free to use, but usage rights vary.  Most content found within these pages is released under a Creative Commons license.  Some content is in the public domain and fewer still are under full copyright but can be linked to or used free of charge.  More information about Creative Commons licensing can be found at Creative Commons.