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This material was created by David Wiley and published freely under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license at: http://opencontent.org/blog/archives/3221
Citing OERs in APA
Lincoln, A., Koschmider, A., Salciccoli, A., Wregglesworth, K., Pontoni, M., Wozniak, M., . . . Kilgus, T. (2017) World history. Retrieved from http://www.oercommons.org/courses/world-history/view. CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license.
Roe, K. (2012, April 22). Leads castle [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://flic.kr/p/c35GPj. CC BY 2.0 license.
Khan Academy. (2017, January 16). History and prehistory: The origin of humans and human societies [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pz3XiJac57w. CC BY license.
Citing OERs in MLA
Lincoln, A. et al. Human Rights. MIOpenBook, 2017. OER Commons, http://www.oercommons.org/courses/world-history/view. Accessed 29 January 2019. CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license.
Roe, Karen. Leads Castle. 2012 Online image. Flickr. Web. 29 January 2019. Retrieved from https://flic.kr/p/c35GPj. CC BY 2.0 license.
“History and Prehistory: The Origin of Humans and Human Societies.” YouTube. Uploaded by Khan Academy. 16 January 2017, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pz3XiJac57w. <https://flic.kr/p/c35GPj> CC BY license.
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