This guide equips faculty with the tools to uncover, evaluate, and make the most of Open Educational Resources (OERs).

How do I know if a resource is open?

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CC BY license

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OER DIY Guide © 2023 by Cynthia Young is licensed under CC BY 4.0 

OER Collections may include textbooks, lesson plans, course materials, and interactive media. To find textbooks only, click the Open Textbooks tab (left).

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