By definition, Open Educational Resources, though they may be copyrighted, are made available under various open licenses which permit free reuse, revision, and customization by educators and students. The most commonly-used open licensing scheme for these materials is one of the six Creative Commons licenses. Our librarians are happy to answer questions about these licenses. More information about Creative Commons can be found on our Open Access guide.
For information on permissible uses of copyrighted materials not licensed under an open license, or by the Libraries, a Research Guide for Copyright is also available on the Libraries' website. These pages may be particularly helpful:
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How to Attribute Creative Common Works
While this infographic focuses on attributing photos, there is a LOT of good information relevant to anyone using CC works. From 2014 but still very relevant! Authors use this tool to waive all rights protecting the dissemination and reuse of their data.