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Open Educational Resources Information: OER Searching Tips


Terms to use in your searches:

  • Open Educational Resources
  • OER
  • Creative Commons License
  • CC-BY or any of the other CC license options
  • Open Video
  • Open Education Pedagogy



From Creative Commons:

Searching for open content is an important function enabled by our approach.

  • pictures at Flickr
  • albums at Jamendo
  • use FigShare for datasets and other research outputs. (Filters by type of license assigned are available for each search)
  • The Wikimedia Commons (a core user of our licenses)
  • The multimedia repository of Wikipedia  (a core user of our licenses)

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