OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. Open educational resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge.
OER materials are released under an open license granting permission for every one to:
OER include digital learning materials such as:
This guide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
This guide was adapted, in part, from Lansing Community College's Library Research Guide on Open Educational Resources (OER) by Regina Gong, which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.