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OER: A Quick Guide From The Bellevue University Library: Key Points

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Lorraine Patrick
Bellevue University
Freeman/Lozier Library
1000 Galvin Rd. S.

Key Points

Within the bounds of Creative Commons licensing there are 5 key points to consider when using OERs:

1. Reuse - Content can be reused in its unaltered original format

2. Retain - Copies of content can be retained for personal archives or reference

3. Revise - Content can be modified or altered to suit specific needs

4. Remix - Content can be adapted with other similar content to create something new

5. Redistribute - Content can be shared with anyone else in its original or altered format