"Digital Histology provides an open educational resource that combines a digital atlas with extensive descriptive text...Digital Histology, featuring on-demand labeling of structures and interactive quizzes with formative feedback, can be used by a diverse group of learners."
"Today's anatomy atlases are too expensive and too limited to serve everyone who needs them. Our open atlases aim to combine the collective expertise and resources of the world's medical experts into a more accurate and complete view of anatomy, available to anyone, anywhere, for free."
"Wisc-Online is a digital library of learning objects created by technical college faculty and multimedia developers. Fox Valley Technical College oversees the operation of Wisc-Online with guidance from the Wisc-Online Advisory Council." Learning objects are licensed under Creative Commons licenses.
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"Digital Histology is a web-based, open educational resource produced by faculty and staff at Virginia Commonwealth University. The contents of the package are made available under an Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 Creative Commons License."
"multimedia-based education resource developed by Dr. B. Kathleen Alsup and Dr. Glenn M. Fox of the Division of Anatomical Sciences at the University of Michigan Medical School. BlueLink includes cadaveric photographs, comprehensive lab manuals, and interactive files with click-to-reveal testing capabilities"
This chart may be helpful in sifting through and understanding the licenses of the many resources available on the web. Chart and AnatomyTool site are developed in collaboration by O. Paul Gobée, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands.
"The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners and researchers." The MERLOT project was developed and grew out of a partnership and collaboration of universities including The University of Georgia System, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, University of North Carolina System, and the California State University System.
"OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum." Supported in part by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, ISKME, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, created OER Commons as part of the Foundation’s worldwide OER initiative.
"Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 97 different sources and contains 385,629 records.OASIS is being developed at SUNY Geneseo's Milne Library."
Faculty Select is a single interface where faculty and staff can find and preview a variety of Open Educational Resources (OER) to support your courses, as well as search and request library purchase of e-books from top academic publishers. This subscription is provided in partnership with Equity, Inclusion, & Community Engagement to support faculty in identifying and considering OER or other learning materials resources that are no cost to students.
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