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Open Textbook and OER Legislation and Policy by the Open Access Textbook Project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
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Open Access Textbook and OER Legislation and Policy

Open textbook and open educational resource (OER) policy and legislation is gaining ground globally. In an effort to inform the OER community, legislators, and educators, we are collecting data from people knowledgeable about legislation and policy regarding open textbooks and OER in all parts of the world. Please note that definitions of what constitutes an open textbook vary among institutions.

Submitting Legislation or Institution Policy

Please enter legislative or policy data into this online form to add legislative or policy data.

Downloading Data

The spreadsheet of the currently submitted data is publicly available for download from Google Docs in multiple formats.

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