Open Education Week 2022

Open Education Week Open Education Week brings awareness to the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement and to the how OER transforms teaching and learning for instructors and students alike. What is OER? OER refers to open access, openly licensed instructional materials that are used for teaching, learning or research. Why is OER Important? OER provides […]

Happy Open Education Week 2021!

Every March, librarians around the world celebrate Open Education Week, a time to raise awareness of the need for and use of Open Educational Resources on our campuses. Many libraries are engaged in promoting these resources to faculty and administrators in order to help reduce the cost of course materials for students. Open Educational Resources […]

OASIS: The Search Tool for the Open Educational Resource Desert

Guest Post by Kaylen Dwyer Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license so they are free to access, use, remix, and share again. Source: The Review Project. For more information about OER, the University of Illinois’ guide is […]

Open Educational Resources: Who’s Paying?

This post was guest authored by Scholarly Communication and Publishing Graduate Assistant Paige Kuester. Who wants free textbooks? If you’re a student, you probably just jumped out of your seat, depending on how much you have spent on books during your college career. According to an article in The Capital Times, one study has shown […]