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International Open Access Week is Oct. 24 - 30

Open Access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or copyright-holder. 109 more words

Publishing

Adam and Eve (in Doodles)

Adam, The Doodles Man:

Eve, The Doodles Woman:

Artist’s Manikin:

Horse Manikin:

Let these manikins help you with your illustrations. (Plus, they look great on the shelf!) … 14 more words
Art

Montgomery County, Maryland Planning Documents

I worked at the Montgomery County, Maryland Planning Department, and over the years, accumulated a number of reports, which were properly public domain, but not available online in any form that I could find. 626 more words

Economics

North Dakota Open Educational Resources Initiative: A System-wide Success Story

Overview

The North Dakota University System Open Educational Resources Initiative is a 3-phased plan hinging upon a unique collaboration among the North Dakota legislature, the University System Office, and the faculty at public institutions across the state. 2,799 more words

Student Affordability

Copyright, Libraries, and the Textbook Arms Race

In the United States, the unreasonably high price of college textbooks does more than encourage a futile “arms race” with students; it reveals troublesome… 567 more words

Free Speech

What Colleges Should Be Doing with Open Educational Resources, At Scale!

Today we’re honored to welcome TJ Bliss, Program Officer, Education at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to share with us the learning the Foundation has garnered in over 15 years of supporting open educational resource projects.   1,132 more words

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