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The Capetown Open Education Declaration

“Citation Advantage of Open Access Legal Scholarship,” James M. Donovan and Carol A. Watson, Law Library Journal, Vol. 103:4.

College Open Textbooks

Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources

“A Comparison of an Open Access University Press with Traditional Presses,” Rory McGreal and Nian-Shing Chen, AU Press, 2011.

Creative Commons License Types

Guidelines for Open Educational Resources (OER) in Higher Education

Iterating Towards Openness, a blog on Open Educational Resources.

Learning Resource Exchange

"Major Periodical Subscriptions Cannot Be Sustained," Harvard University Faculty Advisory Council Memorandum on Journal Pricing, April 2012.

MIT Open Courseware

“Nine Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load in Multimedia Learning.” Mayer, R. and Moreno, R. (2003) Educational Psychologist, 38(1), 43–52.

Registry of Open Access Repositories Mandatory Archiving Policies (ROARMAP)

Open Attribute, a suite of tools that makes it simple for anyone to copy and paste the correct attribution for any Creative Commons licensed work.

The Open Course Library

OpenCourseWare Consortium

Reclaiming the American Dream: A report from the 21st Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges,” American Association of Community Colleges, April 2012., a free and open collection of college level courses. provides a collection of schemas (i.e., html tags) that Webmasters can use to mark their pages in ways recognized by major search providers.