OER – Educational resources (including textbooks) created with an open copyright license, as opposed to the traditional all-rights reserved model of copyright licensing. OER learning materials are free to copy, use, adapt and re-share.
Look for the CC-BY- license reference.
This means you can revise and customize OERs to suit your classroom needs and outcomes.
More information, including suggestions about where to look for OERs, is available on the NSCC OER Guide.
Use these basic evaluation guidelines when evaluating information from the Web.
Adapted with permission from: Harris, Robert. Evaluating Internet Research Sources
Use these web-based repositories to search for content that is free to use and share. Remember to check the license terms and include a credit -- Giving credit is a fundamental component of academic integrity.
Images with a CC0 license do not require a credit. They are free to use without attribution unless credit is required by your instructor.
CC0 images are an excellent option for brochures and posters
Use this NSCC Library IMAGE subscription resource for personal, non-commercial, or nonprofit educational purposes. Credit is required.