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1. College Open Textbooks (http://collegeopentextbooks.org/)
- A collection of colleges, governmental agencies, education non-profits, and other education-related organizations that are focused on the mission of driving the awareness and advocacy for open textbooks.
- Provides training for instructors seeking to utilize open educational resources.
2. Let Congress know you support the Affordable College Textbook Act
3. Make Textbooks Affordable (http://Maketextbooksaffordable.org)
- Aims to develop a textbook market with both a vibrant used book market and a plethora of learning content that is priced and sold fairly.
- Provides latest news, studies and solutions on cost of college textbooks; advocacy opportunities for professors (Open Textbooks Statement!) and students (Actions for Students).
4. Cape Town Open Education Declaration (http://www.capetowndeclaration.org/read-the-declaration)
- A statement of principle, a statement of strategy and a statement of commitment
- To spark dialogue, to inspire action and to help the open education movement grow
- To develop further strategies, especially around open technology and teaching practices
5. Open Education Community (http://opened.creativecommons.org/Main_Page)
- Gateway to information about the open education movement and Open Educational Resources
- Intended for anyone interested in open education, the site provides links to resources, organizations, events, people, and more
6. The Hewlett Foundation (http://www.hewlett.org/)
- Funds grants for Open Educational Resources since 2006
- Provides resources and also makes their funded OER proposals publicly available
7. OER Support from SPARC (http://sparc.arl.org/issues/oer)
- SPARC®, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to correct imbalances in the scholarly publishing system. >
- This page highlights SPARC's work in supporting OER work.
8. Open Knowledge Foundation (http://www.okfn.org/
Turning a Resource into an Open Educational Resource