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Open Textbooks

A guide to open educational textbooks.

Create Commons LIcenses

Almost all OER content uses Creative Commons (CC) licensing.  Creative Commons licenses allow the author to choose how they'd like their work to be used.   

Choosing a Creative Commons license depends upon:

Attribution Do you want reusers of your content to acknowledge your work?

Commercial Use

Do you want reusers to be able to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon your work in any medium or format for commercial or non-commercial use?
Remix, Adapt, Build Do you want reusers to be able to remix, adapt, or build upon your work?
Share Adaptations Do you want reusers who modify or adapt your work to be able to license the new work under different terms? 

Choose a LIcense