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Claremont Colleges Library

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Fall 10-20-2021


This Becoming an Open Author Guide is a support resource is designed to help you become an open author.

Open Textbooks and Open educational resources (OER) are defined as teaching, learning, and research resources that, through permissions granted by the copyright holder, allow others to use, distribute, keep, or make changes to them. We consider this publication as a type of OER that trains faculty, staff, and students how to build, customize, and use open textbooks.

This guide is adapted from the BCcampus Open Education Self- Publishing Guide by Lauri M. Aesoph is used under a CC BY 4.0 licence. Aesoph, L.M. (2018). Self-Publishing Guide. Victoria, BC: BCcampus. Retrieved from selfpublishguide/

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