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Copyright, Creative Commons, and OER: Welcome


Welcome to the Library's Guide for Copyright, Creative Commons, and OER


What do you need to accomplish?


Learn About Copyright & Fair Use

Quick overview of key U.S. copyright restrictions and exceptions

 Explore Open Licensing & Creative Commons (CC)

Learn about more open licenses and how you can use various Creative Commons-licensed materials

Find iconFind Open Educational Resources (OER)

Utilizing open teaching and learning materials can help decrease course costs and save you time

Get Help Publishing Open Materials

Learn about the benefits of open publishing and how to select the right license

CC-BY licenseUnless otherwise noted, everything in this Copyright, Creative Commons and OER guide by Maggie Swanger is licensed under CC BY 4.0.