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Library Web Page: Introduction to OER

Upcoming SUNY/CUNY OER Webinars

Attend an OER Course Walkthrough Webinar, presented by Lumen Learning, to see ready-to-adopt OER courses and how they work.

Using open educational resources (OER), your students enjoy textbook cost savings and day one access to course materials. You gain greater control and academic ownership over the content you use to teach your course(s).

Why This Is a Big Deal

  • Institutions pay faculty.
  • Faculty do research.
  • Faculty give up content rights to publishers.
  • Publishers charge institutions and faculty to access their research.
  • Subscription and textbook prices are skyrocketing. 

 

What is Open Access?

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Big Profits for Publishers