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Open Access (OA): Overview


  • Article Databases: all open access (OA) article databases at CCS
  • eBook Databases: all OA eBook databases at CCS
  • Open Educational Resources (OER) Overview: information on OER and criteria for evaluating them
  • OER Sites: the best sites for OER related to art, textbooks, multidisciplinary resources, and self-directed education (MOOCs)
  • Images, Audio, & Audiovisual: OA audiovisual databases, museums with downloadable images, and sites with reusable audiovisual resources
  • 3D Virtual Tours: websites providing 360° views of historic sites and museums and in-depth views of famous artworks

Keep in mind that there are different types of access granted by OA - many utilize Creative Commons licenses which allow for reuse with varying restrictions.

Gasp by Marilyn Minter, 2004
College for Creative Studies website