January 25, 2022

International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Publishes Brief on Open Educational Resources (OER)

From the International Federation of Library Associations:

To celebrate Open Education Week 2019, IFLA releases a brief on open educational resources. This underlines the role librarians can play in creating, curating and ensuring access to these materials, and key issues surrounding them.


The brief celebrates the commitment of the library sector to making OER a reality and encourages continued engagement by providing background information. It shares the definition of OER, its advantages and challenges to it, as well as international, regional and national policies that are defining and guiding them.

Direct to Briefing Document (4 pages; PDF)

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.