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Open Education Resources

Information about OER initiatives and resources at the University of Jamestown.

In This Section

open access symbol, an open lockIn this section, you'll find:

  • Resources for learning about copyright and fair use as it relates to OERs
  • Information on Creative Commons licenses

Copyright Basics

Fair Use

Creative Commons

OERs are either in the public domain, or licensed in a way that allows for reuse, modification, and perpetual access.

Creative Commons (CC) Licenses are one such way to license an OER. CC Licenses are used to define what permissions and restrictions you give to others who want to use your work.