OER policy making is a hot topic, though it is still at its beginning. The 2012 OER Paris declaration recommends to “reinforce the development of strategies and policies […] for the production and use of OER within wider strategies for advancing education“. But up to date only few institutions and even fewer states have decided to release a formal OER policy. Scientific research about OER policy making is rare as well, although there have been initial surveys by the OECD (Hylen, 2012) and UNESCO (Hoosen, 2012) about the dissemination of OER policies. Additionally a number of promising projects, like the OER Policy Registry by Creative Commons, the EU funded POERUP initiative and the OER Research Hub, are focusing on OER policy. Despite these achievements a number of essential concepts have not been clearly defined and academic analysis is still lacking behind. What we need…

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