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Open Educational Resources

  • MIT OpenCourseWare MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
  • Open CourseWare Consortium A collaboration of higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model.
  • Open Yale Courses Free and open access to a selection of intruductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University
  • OER Commons Open Educational Resources are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse, without charge. OER often have a Creative Commons or GNU license that state specifically how the material may be used, reused, adapted, and shared.
  • WikiMedia Commons Free, open resource media database
  • Connexions - A place to view and share educational materials made of small knowledge chunks. A service of the Connexions Consortium, a leader in open source educational tewchnology and open access educational content.
  • Open Text Book - A registry of textbooks that anyone can access, reuse, and redistribute
  • MERLOT.ORG - MERLOT is a program of the California State University, in partnership with higher education institutions, professional societies, and industry.

Government Copyright Sites

Institutional Policies

University Intellectual Property Policies , American Distance Education Consortium , 2002 , IP Policies

Comprehensive Sites

Fair Use and Fair Use Guidelines


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