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." (From The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation)
OER materials are released under an open license granting permission for everyone to do the 5Rs (Retain, Reuse, Revise, Remix, Redistribute).
OER include digital learning materials such as:
This guide was originally created by Regina Gong at Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries and has been modified to include resources specific to Hiram College Library. The Guide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.