Author Archives: Denise George

About Denise George

Denise George is an Assistant Professor and the Education Librarian at Georgia State University. Her research interests include the evolving role of open and affordable course content in higher education. She holds an MMU from Georgia State University and an MLIS from Valdosta State University.

Tuesday Tips: Need something to read?

Try an ebook from the GSU Library. You can always search the library catalog by ebook title if you’ve have something in mind already. However, browsing is easier through an ebook database. Find out more in this video tutorial or … Continue reading

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Join Us for Open Education Week, March 1-5

Open Education Week is an annual event celebrated around the world to promote open sharing and other open practices. This week brings increased awareness to open content and issues surrounding education access, pedagogical effectiveness, and more. Each year, the corpus … Continue reading

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Open Education Week: March 4-8

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Each day, from March 4-8, the GSU Library at all GSU instructional sites will celebrate Open Education Week. Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and … Continue reading

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Remembering Aaron Swartz

Today, we remember Aaron Swartz on the sixth anniversary of his death. Although Aaron Swartz (1986-2013) initially saw copyright as an obscure issue not worthy of his energies, he grew to view aspects of copyright law as tools in larger … Continue reading

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Free digital textbooks from the University of North Georgia Press

In partnership with the Affordable Learning Georgia initiative, the University of North Georgia Press offers a number of free digital textbooks. Most of the free digital textbooks include a Creative Commons license that allows them to be uploaded to iCollege … Continue reading

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Announcing Textbook Transformation Grants Round Thirteen, Due Jan. 14, 2019

Affordable Learning Georgia is issuing a new Request for Proposals for Textbook Transformation Grants with applications due by January 14, 2019. Projects have a maximum Final Semester of Spring 2019. Affordable Learning Georgia’s Textbook Transformation Grants are intended to: Explore and expand new and … Continue reading

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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

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Watch Paywall, the movie. (It’s a free movie.) Have you ever been prompted to pay for an article that you need for your research? If so, you’ve seen what we call a paywall. The GSU library subscribes to hundreds of … Continue reading

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