/* Regional OER initiatives */
Here is a list of media portals of different states:
* '''Baden-Württemberg''': [http://
edmond20. lvr.de/ SESAM] includes teaching material, teachning modules and photos. Teachers have to register. * '''Bavaria (Bayern)''': [https://mediathek.mebis.bayern.de/ mebis] includes digital media like films, audio, multimedia, pictures, maps, worksheets, texts etc. Al lot of material is OER, but not the films from educational TV and films from commercial producers. Teachers can also download most media, students can only stream it. Schools have to register first.* '''Berlin''': [http://medienforum-berlin.datenbank-bildungsmedien.net/ MOM - Medeinforum Online-Medien] can be used by all schools in Berlin. Teachers can register and can use the media in the schools, but not outside. Exceptions are for preparing lessons and for students to use the media offline for homework.
* '''Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen)''': [http://www.nibis.de/nibis.phtml?menid=35 merlin] contains digital films, graphics, worksheets and links to OER material. All media is professionally produced and cleared for schools. Teachers can download the material, students can work with it. Everybody can search in the media portal, but for viewing and downloading the material, schools have to register.
* '''North Rhine-Westphalia''': Material in the media-server [http://www.learnline.schulministerium.nrw.de/ learn:line] is mainly OER and comes from different sources. It always states the copyright. Teachers only have to register for material from the [http://edmond20.lvr.de/ EDMOND] portal which includes audiovidual material from commercial producers. The download is free of charge once the teachers have registered.
* '''Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz)''': All OER material in [http://omega.bildung-rp.de OMEGA] can be used by anybody. Free access is also to the material from the "Medienkompass" which features media and links for media competence. For all other material, schools have to register in order to use it in their classrooms. Teachers can downlaod most of the material as long as it is on legal grounds.
* '''Saxony (Sachsen)''':
Material-databank [http:// www2. sn.schule. de/ ~matdb/matdb2/?action=categorieview MatDB] with material from teachers for all subjects. Teachers can upload their material and an administrator clears it. The databank is just developing and therefore not a lot of material is in it (over 300 entries).* '''Saxony-Anhalt (Sachsen-Anhalt)''': Online-material is in the media-server [http:// www2.bildung-lsa.de/ schule/medien_fuer_die_schule/emutube___einsatz_digitaler_medien_im_unterricht.html emuTUBE] * '''Schleswig-Holstein''': Databank [http://medien.lernnetz.de/home/content/index.php IQSH-Mediathek] with filmsequences, videos, photos, pictures, texts etc.
=== Institutional OER initiatives ===