Academic librarians are pleased with the progress they’ve made in leading their campuses to recognize the value of Open Educational Resources (OER). Now publishers are responding to OER with new learning platforms. It may be time for a new strategy.
OPEN LICENSING PLAYBOOK: The U.S. Department of State has published a new government “playbook” for federal programs to adopt open licensing policies for grant-funded resources. The playbook provides guidance to federal agencies and other funders interested in expanding the impact of their investments through open licensing of educational resources. While the playbook is primarily intended for the U.S. government, many of the topics and suggestions are applicable to grants at all levels.
This article aims to stimulate discussion on the way we conduct research. We should embrace advances in technology to open up science by sharing papers, data and software without any boundaries.
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We are pleased to announce the publication of the survey for the OOFAT Models project, which can be accessed via Through this research we hope to produce an improved understanding of the sustainab…
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The Global Digital Citizen understands that we can govern technology for the benefit of both ourselves and others. It is a citizen that views the world as an interconnected community. Additionally, they realize we simultaneously share technological and human experiences regardless of culture, status, or political/religious beliefs.
So we define the best assets of the Global Digital Citizen using 5 tenets.
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