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International Open Access Week, a global event, is October 23-29, 2017. This is a great time to learn more about the potential benefits of open access and its impact on the research community. Join Bluford Library as we celebrate with an overview of resources that will help support open education and research.

Open Textbook Network Workshop, Tue. 10/24 at 3pm

The libraries of the UNC system are joining together to reduce textbook costs for students. Join us to learn how you can promote education affordability and student success through the use of open textbooks. (Approximately 90 minutes).
When Oct 24, 2017
from 03:00 PM to 04:45 PM
Where Rm. 014 (Lower Level) Bluford Library
Attendees Faculty and interested textbook authors are all welcome.
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As part of the textbook affordability effort, the University Librarians Advisory Council (ULAC) is supporting membership to Open Textbook Network (OTN) with help from the “Actualizing Innovations Meant to Scale (AIMS)” grant.  OTN is a network of colleges and universities promoting the use of open textbooks.  OTN also maintains the Open Textbook Library, a resource for free and openly licensed peer-reviewed academic textbooks. Come and learn how you can promote affordability and student success through the use of open textbooks. Participants can learn how to earn a $200 stipend for writing a review of a textbook in the Open Textbook Library (stipends are available for up to 15 individuals).

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