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Open Access vs Open Educational Resources : OA vs OER

Open Access Vs. Open Education Resources

Open in both cases means reducing the cost to the user and making it easier to use and share knowledge.


This guide by Jennifer Beamer at The Claremont Colleges Library is adapted from the excellent resources at Portland Community College, Virginia Tech, and UMass Amherst Libraries.
This content in this guide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.