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LIBRARY GUIDE TO PSY 6001 - Open Education / Open Access

Open Movements
Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely accessible, usually openly licensed documents and media that are useful for teaching, learning, educational, assessment and research purposes. These high quality educational materials can be downloaded, edited, shared re-post or remixed in accordance to their Creative Commons liscense.

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"Open-access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.” (Peter Suber) 
*OA removes price barriers (subscriptions, licensing fees, pay-per-view fees) and permission barriers (most copyright and licensing restrictions).

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Your Rights as Authors
Under U.S. Copyright law YOU as the AUTHOR have the following exclusive rights unless and until you transfer the copyright in a signed agreement:
  • Right to reproduce
  • Right to distribute
  • Right to adapt
  • Right to publicly perform
  • Right to publicly display the copyrighted work.

Copyright protection is automatic. The author obtains these exclusive rights at the moment the copyrighted work has been “fixed in a tangible medium.

DON'T GIVE AWAY these rights
by signing publisher's copyright transfer agreements (CTA's) without reading them.

Author's Rights Resources
Author's Rights organizations

Why Education Matters http://vimeo.com/43401199
Open Access video from SPARC
Library Contact
Picture: Julia Rodriguez

Julia Rodriguez
Associate Professor / Health Sciences & Scholarly Communications Librarian

Schedule a research consultation (Fall & Winter only) - Currently all consultaions are conducted via GoogleMeet. 

If none of the time slots work for you or if there are none available, email me directly and suggest a date & time and I will do my best to accommodate you.


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