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Bibliography of OER, ROER and related subjects

During the last 4 years and with a little help of my friends (mostly @leohavemann & @ernestopriego) I collected a large (very large) list of references on OER, Open Education, Open Educational Practices, repositories, open access and related themes which I used to write my PhD and all the papers / columns / presentations we have written, and, basically this lists has been stored in my ref management system for a while, quietly, but suddenly this week I beed asked to share my list of references by few of my fellow OER researchers, so here it is… but before, please read the notes below… 6,109 more words

Open Educational Resources

Estar preso de la libertad de compartir

Artículo escrito por Eugenia Bahit (http://el-barril.blogspot.mx/2014/estar-preso-de-lalibertad-de-compartir.html) en el que hace una diferencia (más bien una crítica) entre la libertad de compartir y “regalar” el conocimiento. 254 more words

SHARE and Access to Research

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Association of American Universities (AAU), and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) have partnered to develop an initiative to ensure the preservation of, access to, and reuse of research. 350 more words


Update on open access: the door is still closed and we might have to sleep for 100 years

I was recently asked by a colleague, for whom I’d been buying a number of academic papers, whether I was seeing much progress with open access. 414 more words

Featured Sites

WHELF survey of library access schemes

WHELF recently carried out a survey to audit library reciprocal access schemes in Wales. The survey was run as part of Strategic Aim 1 of the WHELF Action Plan: Student Experience to assess whether WHELF was meeting its objective to develop partnership access schemes in order to further the student experience and to ascertain what areas need further development in this area. 397 more words

Welsh Universities

CFP: Connecting Communities: Storytelling and the Digital Archive | The Pararchive Project

Connecting Communities: Storytelling and the Digital Archive


Date: Friday 27th – Saturday 28th March 2015

Venue: Stage@Leeds, University of Leeds, Leeds, U.K… 333 more words


Gold OA with CC licence, Green OA without and a lesson from the dispute between Amazon and Hachette

Further are some data along with my speculations, which may be or may be not accurate, due to my limited understanding.

Hey, everybody has a limited understanding, here is mine! 691 more words