Tag Archives: Open access

OER: 12 Sources of Open Textbooks

(Photo credit: opensourceway) With the State Department’s announcement and posts on twitter about failed business models, I think this is a good time to revisit how to find actual free, openly licensed textbooks. There are many ways to find free, … Continue reading

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Promoting an Open Culture with Open Access Week

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Open Access Week is upon us and this is a very important part of the OER equation. Quality OER is going to have to start with quality open research. There are so many concerns outside of the … Continue reading

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OER Books & Journals: Don’t forget Europe!

Image via WikipediaI came across a great site in my morning reading: OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) which “is a collaborative initiative to develop and implement a sustainable Open Access publication model for academic books in the Humanities … Continue reading

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Peru: Access to the internet is a fundamental human right

Image via Wikipedia This is what we should really be talking about when we are still addressing issues of “digital divide.” The full Peruvian House approved a bill that declares as a fundamental right and free unrestricted access to the … Continue reading

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Open Access Week

Image via WikipediOPen  Open Access Week is happening  Oct. 18 – 22. I am particularly interested in it because it is a chance to hear leaders in the field of open education resources, such as Wayne Mackintosh, the director of … Continue reading

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Open Access Research

Image via Wikipedia Open Research In these days of budget cuts, free, open access to academic research is more important than ever. Cable Green put up a link to a video that I want to share here as well along … Continue reading

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