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Being Openly Selfish and Making “OER” Work for You

James Burke explores what the term OER currently means to him, although he admits the “I’m sure that it will mean something different to me 12 months from now…For me, at the moment, the most important aspect of OER is the availability of openly licensed content accessible via the Web, that has a clear provenance of all assets used with attribution to the people that created it as well as to the copyright owner, kind of 'OeR' ".

This is the second guest post on the theme of openness which explores various aspects of openness which have been addressed in the current issue of the JISC Inform newsletter.

Version 4.0 – License Draft Ready for Public Comment!

Creative Commons has a new license draft which addresses database rights,  press publisher rights, and moral rights. Read about it here.

Books should be as easy to create as websites

Hugh McGuire , co-author of "Book: A Futurist's Manifesto" and founder of PressBooks, discusses his vision for PressBooks and easy publishing.

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