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Open Educational Resources (OER): Library Info

Library Role

What the Library Can Do:

  • Help faculty identify existing OER materials, including alternatives to textbooks
  • Make suggestions on where to search for OER
  • Give options for ways that students can access resources
  • Advise on use of Creative Commons licenses

What the Library Cannot Do:

  • Be completely knowledgeable of your subject area
  • Make the final call on the quality of a resource
  • Choose your textbook or course material
  • Interfere with your academic freedom


For  more information and assistance contact your Coastal librarians: 
Sally Goodman, Lauren Przywara, or Norrine Burton.