This is a chapter from the fourth edition of Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology. Written by David Wiley, this chapter explains the negative impact of copyright on education and the emergence of open educational resources as a response.
Wiley, D. (2017). The Evolving Economics of Educational Materials and Open Educational Resources: Toward Closer Alignment with the Core Values of Education. In R. A. Reiser & J. V. Dempsey (Eds.), Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (4th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson Education.