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Open Educational Resources (OERs)

Information about open educational resources (OERs) including where to find them and how to use them.

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What are Open Educational Resources?

Open Educational Resources (OER) are an alternative to traditional textbooks that save students money and improve their educational experience. OERs are faculty-written, just like traditional textbooks, but OER texts are published under Creative Commons licenses, which allows them to be shared freely online and printed at a low cost.