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The Public Library of Science: Openness and Integrity

With 17 years of progress behind them, the Public Library of Science (PLOS), continues to prove that it is possible to change the nature of scholarly publishing practices for the better. PLOS publishes highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals. Its business model … Continue reading

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Teaching with content from The Public Domain Review

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What is The Public Domain Review? The Public Domain Review (PDR) is a journal curating and commenting on content in the public domain. The journal focuses on the best and lesser known images, books, film, and audio selections from nearly … Continue reading

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What’s in a textbook?

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Rice University might say freedom. Freedom to teach in new ways. Freedom to learn affordably. Since 2012, Rice University has been getting it right with textbooks. What are they doing that’s different? Rice is listening to faculty and students alike … Continue reading

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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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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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Featured Open Educational Resource: Psychology Textbooks from the Noba Collection

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The Noba Collection is a growing collection of openly licensed psychology related textbooks. Instructors can build their own textbooks from adaptable modules or choose from ready-made textbooks. The project aims to lower costs for students, make psychology textbooks freely available … Continue reading

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Featured Open Educational Resource: The American Yawp

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Already in use at Georgia State University and at the University of Georgia, American Yawp by Ben Wright and Joseph Locke (eds.) won a 2014 Digital Humanities Award for Best Use of Digital Humanities for Public Engagement. 2015-2016 Edition Updates … Continue reading

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Featured Open Educational Resource: The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

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Congratulations to Dr. Susan Willey, Dr. Zoe Salloom, and Emerson Stewart. This team received an Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Award for creating an outstanding free e-textbook for the course, BUSA 2106: The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business. The … Continue reading

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Featured Open Educational Resource: PLOS (Public Library of Science)

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Sometimes it’s difficult to locate high quality materials that can be shared and adapted. Since 2001, PLOS (Public Library of Science) has been on a mission to solve this problem. Today, PLOS has published over 140,000 peer reviewed articles. Each … Continue reading

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Open Education Week (March7-11)

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Open Education Week starts today! Check back with the GSU Library Blog each day this week as we highlight OER (Open Educational Resources) each day. Today, we’ll highlight a few high quality open textbooks housed in the GSU library. All … Continue reading

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