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Open Education Resources (OER): Attribution

An OER guide for CDU staff and students

How to give attribution

Attribution should include:

  1. Title of Work
  2. Creator's Name and Other Attribution Parties
  3. Source of Work (+ URL)
  4. License (+ URL)
  5. Changes to the source work (if any)

See some OER attribution examples.

Attribution Builder

Attribution Builder Tool

You can use the attribution builder tool below to generate the correct attribution for the OER resource you are using.  As you fill out the fields, the app will automatically generate the attribution for you.



Open Education Licencing Toolkit

Attribution Building

Attributing Creative Commons materials                                         

When using OERs, the original creator of the resource must be attributed. This Creative Commons Australia resource explains how to properly attribute the creator.

This video shows how to use and reference images in APA.

Flickr Code Generator

Flickr HTML attribution code generator: This tool will generate the appropriate attribution to put under your image if using it in Learnline or in a web page. Simply just copy and paste the Flickr image URL into the search box, select "Get Code" and the generator will do the rest.

Flickr Code Generator

Open Education Licensing Toolkit

Open Education Licensing Toolkit A toolkit designed by UTAS and Swinburne to assist in identifying and creating OER resources. Guidance is suggested in relation to the attribution of OER's by accessing the 'Sharing a resource' link on the page shown below.

OER Toolkit

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