Using OER

Copyright permissions given to open educational resources often allow the user to retain, reuse, revise, remix and redistribute (the 5 R’s of openness) the materials.

Creative Commons Licenses

Materials that are licensed with Creative Commons licenses can be freely used within the copyright permissions set out in the specific license the materials have been given.

About the Licenses
UBC Creative Commons Guide
Best Practices for Attribution

Finding Open Resources

Open Education Resources Primer
Open Textbooks
Open Education Resources by Material Type

Adopting and Adapting Open Resources

Using an open resource: BCcampus Open Education Adoption Guide
Revising an open resource: BCcampus Open Education Adaptation Guide