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Readings for Teachers
Tips to save your students money
Suggestions for helping your students save money on course materials, whether you choose to use OERs or not
Owning and Using Scholarship: An IP Handbook for Teachers and Researchers
How does copyright (and other IP laws) impact you as an educator and/researcher? What are your rights, and what do you need to be aware of as you put your scholarly work out into the world?
Guide to the Use of Open Educational Resources in K-12 and Postsecondary Education, 2013
This Guide provides a framework for understanding open educational resources (OER), and it examines development and implementation costs, current business models, government and philanthropy’s role, and other considerations around the use of OER.
OER Handbook for Educators
This handbook is designed to help educators find, use, develop and share OER to enhance their effectiveness online and in the classroom. (available as a Wiki or downloadable as a PDF)
What do academic libraries have to do with Open Educational Resources?
This paper will discuss the possible roles of academic libraries in promoting, supporting, and sustaining institutional Open Educational Resource initiatives. It will note areas in which libraries or librarians have skills and knowledge that intersect with some of the needs of academic staff and students as they use and release OERs.