Posts Tagged ‘open textbooks’

Open Access Week

Oct. 20 through 26 is Open Access Week.  Open Access is the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research.  It has positive implications for publishing scholars and for students looking for free, high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship. Visit the Monroe Library’s Open Access guide and the Open Textbook guide for more information.

Open Access Week 2013

Oct. 21 through 27 is Open Access Week.  Open Access is a new model of scholarly publication based on sharing.   One type of Open Access resource is Open Educational Resources (OER).  OERs include open textbooks, quizzes, videos, and other materials.   Open textbooks mean little or no cost for students, adaptability and customizability, and access through print, browser, tablet and smart phone.   Visit the Monroe Library’s Open Access guide and the Open Textbook guide.