The 5 R permissions
Open Educational Resources are published under open copyright licenses that empower teachers and learners to engage in the following activities:
Retain: the right to make, own, and control copies of the content.
Reuse: the right to use the content in a wide range of ways (e.g., in a class, in a study group, on a website, in a video).
Revise: the right to adapt, adjust, modify, or alter the content itself (e.g., translate the content into another language).
Remix: the right to combine the original or revised content with other material to create something new.
Redistribute: the right to share copies of the original content, your revisions, or your remixes with others.
Want to learn more about open copyright licenses and what permissions they grant to users? Visit the Creative Commons tab on this guide.