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Additional organizations providing zero cost course materials:
- Affordable Learning Georgia
- BCcampus OpenEd
- College Open Textbooks
- Creative Commons Search
- OER Commons
- Open Course Library at Open Washington
- Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University
- Open Education Consortium
- OpenStax College
- Open Textbook Library
- Orange Grove Digital Repository
- PHET Interactive Simulations at University of Colorado, Boulder
- Khan Academy
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