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Open Educational Resources (OER): Introduction to OER

SUNY/CUNY OER Resources

OSCQR Open SUNY Course Quality Review 

Why This Is a Big Deal

  • Institutions pay faculty.
  • Faculty do research.
  • Faculty give up content rights to publishers.
  • Publishers charge institutions and faculty to access their research.
  • Subscription and textbook prices are skyrocketing. 

What is Open Access?

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Big Profits for Publishers