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Information for Faculty

This "Information for Faculty" guide explains library services that are available to faculty, such as checking out materials, requesting library instruction, placing items on course reserves, and other helpful information.

In this Guide

Within this guide, you will find a definition of Open Access and Open Educational Resources, as well as recommended links to

and recommendations for linking to supplementary content material using

Open Access Defined

See also our full guide on all kinds of open resources at the link below.

Please Contact the Library for Ideas and Help

Our MCC Librarians are here to help you discover appropriate sources of OER or Open Access materials for you online and face to face courses.  Consult with your department library liaison listed below.  Another great resource for help with adopting and adapting open resources as course content is the Center for Teaching and Learning!

OER (Open Educational Resources) Defined

Austin Community College's Library Services provides a very thorough guide on Open Educational Resources at the link below.