Join the University Library for conversation around open access during International Open Access Week, October 22-28, 2018. All sessions will be held in MC 218, University Library 2nd floor. All are welcome to attend!
Please contact Rachel Wexelbaum at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Schedule of events:
What is Open Access?
Monday, October 22, 10–11:30 a.m., MC 218
Find out how open access benefits your research, teaching, and students. Engage in discussion and a Call to Action: How will you engage in open access efforts in the future? Light refreshments will be provided.
Presenters: Robin Ewing, Jo Flanders, Cindy Gruwell, Mary O’Dea, and Rachel Wexelbaum, University Library
What is a Z Degree?
Wednesday, October 24, 1-2 p.m., MC 218
A “Z degree” is a degree program that incurs no cost to students for textbooks or other instructional materials. Learn about Central Lakes College’s Z degree program, the first in Minnesota.
Presenters: Dave Bisonette, Librarian at Central Lakes College, and colleagues
SCSU Faculty Panel: Making Open Educational Resources (OERs)
Thursday, October 25, 3-4 p.m., MC 218
Find out what faculty colleagues at SCSU have done in open textbook/OER production.
- Open Access (University Library)
- A Very Brief Introduction to Open Access
- What Faculty Can Do to Promote Open Access
- What Universities and Administrators Can Do to Promote Open Access
- Open Access Directory