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"The Congress shall have power...To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries..."
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The 5R's of OER
The term "open content" describes any copyrightable work that is licensed in a manner that provides others with free and perpeptual permission to engage in the 5R activities:
Source: The 5R's of OER
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