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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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Textbook Transformation Grants Call for Proposals Rounds 3-5

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Affordable Learning Georgia has issued a call for proposals for their Textbook Transformation Grants here.  The grants support the adoption of low-cost or no cost course materials. This is the rounds 3-5 of Textbook Transformation grant opportunities. So far, these … Continue reading

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Open Education Week (March 9-13)

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This week, the GSU library is celebrating Open Education Week. What is Open Education? Open education encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness worldwide. What is Open Education Week? … Continue reading

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Textbook Transformation Grants Call for Proposals

Affordable Learning Georgia has issued a call for proposals for their Textbook Transformation Grants.  The grants support the adoption of low-cost or no cost course materials. This is the second round of Textbook Transformation grant opportunities; the first round resulted … Continue reading

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Kicking off Open Access Week with Affordable Learning Georgia

Open Access Week begins today and runs through October 26.  This international event helps scholars and researchers spread the word about open access to scholarly articles, open data, and open educational resources. In celebration, the GSU library will be blogging … Continue reading

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Open Education Week, March 10-15

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Open Education Week  starts today!  Check back with the GSU library blog each day this week to learn more about open education. By the way, what is open education and why is it important? Open education is a movement that … Continue reading

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How does the cost of textbooks and other course materials affect your students?

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Instructors often only consider costs after locating the best resources they can find for their course.  This makes sense because we want our students to have access to high quality resources. However, when it comes to student success and completion, … Continue reading

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Opening the door to the world

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  Open Access Week kicks off today with a global celebration. This year over 100 countries are participating (Higginbotham, 2012). Participation is on the rise as is global concerns over the accessibility of scholarly research. Currently, price barriers make much … Continue reading

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