Please join us for Open Access Week!

Next week we’ll be holding three events for international Open Access Week: Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge. How to publish in open access venues with CRASE Tuesday, October 23 at 2:30pm Gleeson Library Electronic Classroom Room 139 This interactive workshop will address the fear and uncertainty around open access to demystify the new publishing … Continue reading Please join us for Open Access Week!

Open Education Week 2018: #textbookbroke #OEWeek

How much is your textbook? Is it too much? This year, Gleeson Library is working to address the cost of textbooks and its impact on student learning. We’re celebrating Open Education Week and making moves! We’ve hired an Open Education Student Assistant, Deepshika Verma, modeled on the SPARC Open Education Leadership Fellowship, to do research … Continue reading Open Education Week 2018: #textbookbroke #OEWeek

Academic Take Down Notices and Author Rights: Understanding what’s happening with ResearchGate right now

Last week, the Coalition for Responsible Sharing brought pressure on ResearchGate for hosting material under copyright by publishers. In some ways, this is no different from Sony Music putting pressure on YouTube to take down copyrighted content – while YouTube might not have put up that video of a baby dancing to a Prince song, … Continue reading Academic Take Down Notices and Author Rights: Understanding what’s happening with ResearchGate right now

Happy Open Education Week!

Happy Open Education Week! Open Education Week is an international celebration of the hard work and success stories behind the idea of “free and open sharing in education.” For many students, this is a no-brainer: Textbooks are expensive! So expensive, in fact, that many students don’t buy them, which has a real impact on classroom … Continue reading Happy Open Education Week!