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Open Educational Resources at WOU

Learn about Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Western Oregon University (WOU) OER Stipend Award Program

Overview of Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright. They work alongside copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs.

-- From Creative Commons website

Creative Commons Search Tool

Use this prototype to find images that you can use and remix across several open archives such as:

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Europeana
  • New York Public Library
  • Rijksmuseum

Choosing and Attributing Licenses

Creative Commons License Attribution Video

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Creative Commons License
Western Oregon University (WOU) Library Research Guide on Open Educational Resources (OER) by Regina Gong (LCC), and edited by Amy Larson (LCC) and Sue Kunda (WOU), is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.