OERs are published under an open license (such as a Creative Commons license) that allow anyone to reuse, revise, remix, redistribute, and retain the materials, making using OERs easy and flexible. For those creating OERs, it allows a creator to easily specify permissions while still sharing the work with others.
The following resources can help you adopt OER or create your own. For more information on interpretting a CC license, please visit our Creative Commons License page.
5Rs image by David Wiley, Lumen Learning, licensed under CC BY 4.0