Open Educational Resources

July 24, 2014

SPARC believes that Open Educational Resources (OER) provide a new model for disseminating knowledge that takes full advantage of the digital environment. OER are distributed freely online under an open license that grants blanket permission for full reuse rights to the public. Users are free to share, copy, paste, edit, adapt and interact with the content — in short, everything the Internet enables.

August 04, 2015

For Immediate Release                                                               Contact:          Nicole Allen
August 4, 2015                                                                                                (202) 750-1637

October 08, 2015

SPARC applauds the introduction of the Affordable College Textbook Act of 2015, which would reduce the cost of college textbooks by expanding the use of open educational resources.

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