Current issues in OER: Open Educational Resources

Keep up with OER-related news and developments provided by these organizations dedicated to open education advocacy and support

A publicly funded organization that uses information technology to connect the expertise, programs, and resources of all B.C. post-secondary institutions under a collaborative service delivery framework. Their BC Open Textbook Collection project continues to gain momentum.

Creative Commons
A California based organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share through their release of copyright licenses available free of charge to the public. These licenses allow creators to communicate which rights they reserve, and which rights they waive for the benefit of recipients or other creators.

The Open/Technology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association provides an "inviting community to drive innovation, research, and practice in areas where either technology or openness intersect with education, research, and, more broadly, within society."

The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to create a more open system of scholarly communication.