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Open Educational Resources, Open access publishing, Scholarly publishing, Academic libraries


Open Educational Resources (OER) ensure students have equal and immediate access to course materials needed to succeed. The pandemic has left institutions in a budget crisis as they scramble to safely deliver a quality educational experience. Students face unemployment in increasing numbers. Libraries need low cost and no cost tactics to ensure quality OER content and programs continue to meet growing demand. This hour-long webinar will provide viewers with tactics and information libraries need to continue to deliver quality OER materials to students and faculty.

Key topics:

  • Conversation about copyright guidance and deals regarding textbooks
  • Textbook statements and adding open license
  • Reuse versus create - less resource intensive approaches
  • Thinking beyond the institution - state and federal funding opportunities
  • Things you can do for free

The recording of the webinar is available


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This presentation by Amy Hofer and Karen Bjork is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 international license. Some materials used have more restrictive licenses. Please note those licenses when you use this presentation.

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