OER Commons

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  • OER Commons has forged alliances with many major content partners. Users can search across thousands of vetted and fully-indexed OER ensuring a high level of resource relevancy and discovery.
  • It provides an online authoring tool that allows you to compose, edit, and publish your work under an open license.
  • You can create a "My OER" account page where you can organize the items you've submitted, evaluated, or authored.

License Setting

  • Since this is a search engine, there is no default license to apply. Please double check the license information of each OER that this search engine brings to you.

Sample Attribution

  • Assuming that the resource is CC licensed, the basic attribution format is Resource X by Author Y is released under CC XX-XX-XX.   If the licensor wishes to be cited in a specific way, you must do so accordingly. To learn more about how to make a proper attribution, please visit OER 101: Module 5 titled, "Finding OER".

Source: "OER Commons" by Open Washington: Open Educational Resources Network is licensed under CC BY 4.0


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