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was first proposed at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, in January of 2007 under the project name "Knowledge Hub (KHUB)" when one of the main issues discussed was the problem of reach and coverage of education in the world.

During the work session titled “Globalization of the University: Collaboration promoting faculty development and the use of technology,” the operational mechanisms needed to help meet the educational demands of emerging economies through innovative educational solutions and models were discussed (TT-ITESM, 2007) ** , and then accepted at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, in January of 2008 (CNN, 2008) **.

Since March 2008, has remained as an initiative open to anyone wishing to find resources and learning materials.

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  • 543,068 educational resources
  • 538,069 peer-reviewed
  • 4,345 resources used in class lectures
  • 1,855 courses, topics and activities
  • 10,219 members
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UNESCO OER Community: Knowledge Hub
http://oerwiki.iiep.unesco.org/index.php/OER_stories/Knowledge_Hub


Technology and Education: Search engine to look for Open Educational Resources (OER) TECNOLÓGICO DE MONTERREY
http://www.itesm.mx/technologyeducation



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**TT-ITESM (2007), Propone rector del Tecnológico de Monterrey impartir educación virtual a nivel mundial, Revista de publicación periódica interna “Talento TEC”; Ciudad de México, 06 de Febrero de 2007; Año 1, número 12, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Por agencia informativa)

**CNN (2008), El Tec diseña un 'Google' académico, Artículo publicado por CNN Expansión.com, por Verónica Galán, 16-abril-2008 y recuperado en Octubre 10, 2008, de http://www.cnnexpansion.com/tecnologia/2008/04/16/tec-de-monterrey-elabora-buscador