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Open Educational Resources (OER)

There are two important steps to get started with creating your own OER:

1. Gather your ideas.

Begin by formulating a plan for the content you would like to develop and what format you will use (online module, textbook, etc.). Investigate what related OER already exists, visit the Find OER by Subject section of this guide or contact your library for help locating resources.

Your campus library can advise you on how to get started and move through the creation process. We can help connect you with the right contacts, advise you on Creative Commons licensing, assist you with software, such as Pressbooks, and our Exploratory Digital Media Lab can provide equipment and space so you can create your own content.

Tools for Creating OER

The following tools are useful for creating your own OER:

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