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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely accessible, openly licensed documents and media that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well as for research purposes.

SmartHistory: Offers more than 1500 videos and essays on art from around the world and across time. We are working with more than 200 art historians and some of the world's most important museums to make the best art history resource anywhere.

Smarthistory is a free multimedia web-book for art history created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker which are also main editors. Smarthistory is the official partner to Khan Academy for art history.

Started in 2005 as a blog of audio guides for use in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, Smarthistory has grown to include video, annotated slide shows, images, mobile apps, social media and written content created by the original creators as well as contributing art historians. Smarthistory is a not-for-profit corporation.