Author Archives: Denise Dimsdale

Grants from Affordable Learning Georgia—Round 11 Deadline: January 22

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Textbook costs for students can be significant, and students report that this cost barrier often has a negative impact on their success. If you are interested in reducing textbook costs for your students by adopting, adapting or creating course materials … Continue reading

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Meet a Librarian: Kelsey Jordan

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Who is Kelsey? Kelsey is the librarian for Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, and Biomedical Sciences. She grew up right here in the Atlanta area and received a B.S. in Biology and a B.F.A. in Scientific Illustration from the University of Georgia. … Continue reading

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Lower the cost of textbooks for your students through an Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG) Textbook Transformation Grant

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The GSU Library and The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning are collaborating with GALILEO’s Affordable Learning Georgia to offer grants for teaching faculty who would like to reduce textbooks costs for their students by adopting, adapting, or creating textbooks … Continue reading

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Upcoming Virtual Conference: Opening Up Education: Textbooks, Resources, Courseware and More

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Want to learn more about how open practices and openly licensed content are changing higher education? During this virtual conference, a series of speakers will discuss topics related to open educational resources and the delivery of open content. Attend in … Continue reading

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Open Textbooks: Collections, Impact, Support, Grants

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Recently, the GSU Library celebrated Open Education Week with an Open Educational Resources (OER) information table located just inside the main entrance of Atlanta Library North. Approximately 68 students and a few professors stopped by the table to explore OER … Continue reading

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Today from Noon-1pm: One GSU professor’s experience creating an open textbook

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Join us today in CURVE on the second floor of Library South as Dr. Susan Willey shares the challenges and triumphs involved in creating an open textbook. This event is part of the GSU Library’s week long celebration of Open … Continue reading

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Celebrate Open Education Week, March 27-31

  This year, the Georgia State University Library is celebrating Open Education Week from March 27-31 with a different program each day this week. Open Education is a global movement to raise awareness about free and open content, tools, and … Continue reading

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Textbook Transformation Grants Round Nine: Due April 30, 2017

The ALG Textbook Transformation Grants Round Nine Request for Proposals has been released, and Round Nine is currently open. Round Nine applications are due on April 30, 2017. Request for Proposals Link The Request for Proposals, including all details regarding the Textbook Transformation … Continue reading

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Workshop: Using Creative Commons Licenses

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Want to create, share, remix, or build on the works of others? Come to this workshop!  Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:00pm-3:00pm in Classroom 1 (Library North 1st floor near the coffee shop) In this workshop, led by Denise Dimsdale … Continue reading

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Announcing Textbook Transformation Grants Round Eight

The Round Six-Eight ALG Textbook Transformation Grants Request for Proposals (RFP) has been released, and Round Eight is now open. Round Eight applications are open until December 11, 2016. Request for Proposals Link The Request for Proposals, including all details regarding the Textbook Transformation … Continue reading

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