Open educational resources



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Open Educational Resources (OER) and their place within libraries have grown rapidly. As more and more libraries are adding positions that include OER promotion to campus communities, it is imperative that those studying library and information science have a basic understanding of what OER is, how it fits within academic librarianship, as well as some of the current challenges and future trends facing this new facet of librarianship. This entry also provides a general overview of main topics related to OER, such as textbook affordability and Creative Commons, and provides lists of resources to illustrate the global support behind OER efforts, as well as a list of resources that is helpful regarding OER creation.


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Open Educational Resources (OER), Academic Libraries, Textbook Affordability, Creative Commons


Davis, S. (2024). Open Educational Resources. In Elsevier eBooks.