The 5 R's of Open Content
The Open Education movement is built around the 5 R's, a series of rights that instructors have over the open content they use in their classes:
This material is based on original writing by David Wiley, which was published freely under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.
Not all of the free resources you use in class are OER.
OER are openly-licensed, freely available educational resources that can be modified and redistributed by users.
Library materials are free for students and faculty to access, but they are not free for the University.