Open educational resources (OER) play an increasingly important role in the education landscape, with increased awareness and use year over year (Coffey). Often, academic libraries play a supporting role for instructors as they locate, adopt, and create OER for their courses. In this article, we will provide an introduction to OER, outline some current trends in open education, and describe a few of the OER initiatives currently underway in Kentucky’s college and university libraries.

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Spring 2024

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Krueger, S.G., Seguin, T., Deel, C., Boston, A., Grote, L., Lake, B., Salley, K., Scott, S., Smith, K., Taylor, M,. and Richardson, K. (Spring 2024). Open Educational Resources in Kentucky. Kentucky Libraries 88(2), p. 9-14.