Join the University Library for conversation around open access during International Open Access Week, October 23-29, 2017.
The library will host several drop-in sessions to share information about open access, open textbooks, SCSU’s institutional repository, and more.
Schedule of events:
Open Textbooks. What are they? Where can you find them? How do we make them? How is Minnesota State currently supporting open textbook efforts? Facilitated by Minnesota State’s Karen Pikula (OER Coordinator) and Kimberly Johnson (Director of Faculty and Instructional Development).
Mon., Oct. 23, 11 am – noon in MC 218
Mon., Oct. 23, 1-2 pm in MC 218
What is Open Access? Discuss open culture, open access resources, where to find them, and how to create and use them in your teaching and research. Facilitated by SCSU librarians.
Tues., Oct. 24, 10 am – noon in MC 206
Wed., Oct. 25, 2-4 pm in MC 206
Institutional Repository. What is it? What can it do for your and your students? Facilitated by Rachel Wexelbaum and Mary O’Dea.
Tues., Oct. 24, 1-2 pm in MC B17
Wed., Oct. 25, 11 am – noon in MC 206
Wikipedia Works. Create and edit Wiki articles on any subject you wish! Edit-a-thon to include Wikipedia editor training and introduction to Wikimedia Commons. Facilitated by Rachel Wexelbaum and John Wild.
Sat., Oct. 28, noon – 4 pm in MC 218