Open Access Week 2018

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 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.

Panelists: TBA

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