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Research Guides@Tufts

OER & Fair Use: Open Educational Resources (OER)

What are OERs?

OERs are teaching, learning and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their use and re-purposing by others.

OERs are educational materials made freely and legally available on the Internet for anyone to reuse, revise, remix and redistribute.

Examples of OERS include: textbooks, lesson plans, syllabi, entire courses, or other supplemental educational materials...anything that can be used to teach or learn.

Open Access

Open Textbooks

Open Archives