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Open Educational Resources (OERs)

References & further reading

Bossu, C., Brown, M., & Bull, D. (2014). Adoption, use and management of open educational resources to enhance  teaching and learning in Australia. Sydney, Australia: Office for Learning and Teaching, Department of Education.

Commonwealth of Learning. (2017). Open Educational Resources: Global Report 2017. Retrieved from

Creative Commons. (2015). About the licences. Retrieved from

de los Arcos, B., Farrow, R., Perryman, L.-A., Pitt, R., & Weller, M. (2014). OER evidence report 2013-2014.  OER Research Hub. Retrieved from

Goldberg, E. J., & LaMagna, M. (2012). Open educational resources in higher education: A guide to online resources. College & Research Libraries News, 73(6), 334-337.

Hilton, J. (2016). Open educational resources and college textbook choices: A review of research on efficacy and perceptions. Educational Technology Research and Development, 64(4), 573-590.

Hodgkinson-Williams, C., & Czerniewicz, L. (Producer). (2014, April 21, 2015). OER & MOOCs: What’s the fuss? Open Education Week 2014. Retrieved from

Holden, A. (2014). Redefining practice: A case study in the adoption of open educational resources. International Journal of Education and Social Science, 1 (5). Retrieved from

Hylén, J., Damme, D. V., Mulder, F., & D’Antoni, S. (2012). Open educational resources: Analysis of responses to the OECD country questionnaire. OECD Education Working Papers (No. 76). Retrieved from

Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME). (2015). OER Commons. Retrieved from

Jensen, K., & West, Q. (2015). Open educational resources and the higher education environment: A leadership opportunity for libraries. College & Research Libraries News, 76(4), 215-218.

McBride, M. (2015). Open Educational Resources: Why OER and why now? Retrieved from

McGill, L. (2010). Open educational resources (OERs). Retrieved from

Open Professionals Education Network. (2015). FAQ. Retrieved from

Salem, J. (2017). Open pathways to student success: Academic library partnerships for Open Educational Resource and affordable course content creation and adoption. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 43(1), 34-38. doi: 10.1016/j.acalib.2016.10.003

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. (2017). Guidelines for open educational resources (OER) in higher education. Retrieved from

Wesolek, A., Lashley, J., & Langley, A. (2018). OER: A field guide for Academic Librarians. Available from

Wiley, D. (2009). Definition. Retrieved from

Wiley, D., & Gurrell, S. (2009). A decade of development…. Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 24(1), 11-21. doi: 10.1080/02680510802627746