The United Nations Education and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) defines Open Educational Resources as "teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions. OER form part of ‘Open Solutions’, alongside Free and Open Source software (FOSS), Open Access (OA), Open Data (OD) and crowdsourcing platforms."
This guide should help you in providing tips for finding, creating, or adopting an OER for your class to make your classes more financially accessible.
Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 61 different sources and contains 160,727 records. OASIS is being developed at SUNY Geneseo's Milne Library in consultation with Alexis Clifton, SUNY OER Services Executive Director. OASIS Development Team: Allison Brown - Digital Publishing Services Manager; Bill Jones - Digital Resources & Systems Librarian; Ben Rawlins - Library Director.
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