Learning Commons

Welcome to the Learning Commons LibGuide!

Welcome to the Learning Commons LibGuide! This space serves as a resource for all Learning Commons Managers, OSCs, Faculty, or Student Works who help to oversee and maintain the space.  Please feel free to explore the different pages, and as always, reach out to us with any questions.

Library Staff Contact Information

Heather Burke- Regional Librarian- West




Joe Louderback  - Regional Librarian- East     




Jason Rossi- Regional Librarian- Central





Open Source

Open source library materials are available to be used by all students free of charge.  However, it is important to recognize that even open source materials are protected by copyright and use of those materials may be subject to license terms.

Before using an open source materials, please be sure to check the terms of the license as it will define the permitted uses of the materials and any particular license requirements.

In many cases, the license will be embedded in the materials themselves.  In some cases, the materials may contain an icon referring to a form of Creative Commons License.  For a list of these licenses and their specific terms, you can go to https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/licensing-types-examples/licensing-examples/.

The license may cover the following subjects:

o   The type of use of the material that is permitted and whether you can modify or adapt the material.

o   Whether you can use the material for commercial or non-commercial purposes.

o   Whether you need to provide attribution (i.e. credit) to the original author of the work.

o   Whether you need to distribute any modified work on the same terms.

You are solely responsible for and assume all risk from your use of an Open Source library materials and for complying with applicable license terms.  DeVry makes no representations regarding and disclaims all liability for any use of Open Source library materials.

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