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Computer Science & Information Technology: Open Educational Resources

A guide to resources, online and in print, related to computers, programming, and computer information technology.

What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?

"Open Educational Resources" by Ron Mader is licensed under CC BY 2.0

OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. ~ William & Flora Hewlett Foundation

For a more comprehensive overview on OER, see:

  • Open Educational Resources - a guide designed to assist faculty in the exploration, identification, selection and adoption of Open Educational Resources.

Repositories and Open Access Materials

Open Educational Resources in Computing


"Used Punch Card." By Pete Birkinshaw. Taken on November 6, 2010. Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0). Until the mid-1970s, punch cards were used to load software into mainframe computers. Users were warned:  "Do not fold, spindle or mutilate" the cards.

Here are several OER Computer Science and Information Technology textbooks and course materials. Additional OER may be found by searching the resources listed on the ACC Libraries primary Open Educational Resources Guide.

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