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Updated Monday 29th October 2012

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If you're looking for something, experiencing a technical issue or simply not sure where to start, take a look at the guidance below.

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Posters and booklets from your favourite OU/BBC programmes - download to your PC now, or order physical items where available.

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We've thousand of free learning items across OpenLearn - from games to full free online courses. Need help with where to start? We've a few ideas right here...

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A very brief guide to some of the things you might find on OpenLearn

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The OpenLearn team is pleased to announce that it is making its content available under the new suite of Creative Commons licences. 

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Do you have a question that you'd like to ask the OpenLearn team? The chances are that we may have already answered! Check out the frequently asked questions below.

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Looking for something interesting from OpenLearn or our sister services? Try our experimental tool.

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