Resource:MIT OpenCourseWare

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MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a free, open and web-based publication of MIT course content.

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Use MIT OpenCourseWare

Start MIT OpenCourseWare

MIT OpenCourseWare is online, or Internet-based. It can be started using a web browser and Internet connection:

Search MIT OpenCourseWare

There is a search box accessible from all MIT OpenCourseWare pages. More advanced search is available at:

This also includes search through the transcripts of video lectures for those video lectures where transcripts have been prepared.

Course lists

The left sidebar on the main page offers links to view lists of all courses, view lists of popular courses, view lists of courses with audio/video. It also offers options for browsing course lists by subject.

More about MIT OCW for users

MIT OpenCourseWare as a free resource

Free access

All content on MIT OpenCourseWare can be accessed for free (i.e., there are no access or subscription fees).

Copyright and reuse

Unless otherwise specified, all content in MIT OpenCourseWare is considered released under the CC-by-NC-SA license (read license here). This license allows free reuse and remixing, as long as all derivative works are also released under a compatible license.

The original copyright is retained largely by the faculty, though in some cases, copyright is retained by MIT. All uses beyond the scope of the license require permission from the copyright holders.

More information available at FAQ on using OCW materials and FAQ on Intellectual Property.

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