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Open Textbook Network Membership for TDL Members

The Open Textbook Network (OTN) is an alliance of higher education institutions committed to improving access, affordability, and academic success through the use of open textbooks. OTN focuses on training libraries and faculty to build capacity for Open Textbook programs.

All current and future Regular and Consortial Members of Texas Digital Library are automatically included in the membership at no additional service cost.

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Posted in Open Educational Resources

OTN Regional Workshops

Texas Digital Library will host train-the-trainer workshops to prepare campus leaders to implement OTN’s OER faculty incentive programs on their campuses. Approximately 30 to 50 members may attend each workshop

Starting in Spring 2020, TDL will host three regional OTN Workshops across the state: 

Open Education Week Workshops


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Posted in Events, Open Educational Resources

Free Webinar for TDL Members Only: OER Textbook Platform

Join us for an Intro to Pressbooks webinar in May. Here are the details:

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Time: 2-3pm CST

Presenters: Pressbooks EDU personnel Elizabeth Mays, Director of Sales & Marketing, and Steel Wagstaff,

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Posted in Open Educational Resources, training

TDL Members Can Now Save on PressbooksEDU

Regular members of the Texas Digital Library Consortium can now save 30% on PressbooksEDU Silver and Gold book production networks.

Sign up for our free webinar

Pressbooks is an online book/document formatting system that you can use to create books that are accessible on all platforms: in print and digital,

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Posted in Open Educational Resources

Getting Started with OER: Free Webinar Series

Navigate the murky waters of OER by signing up for this free webinar series which will help you get started with OER on your campus.

Texas Digital Library is excited to present a new webinar series highlighting practical steps to getting started with OER (open educational resources).

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Posted in Open Educational Resources, Texas Digital Library, training

Texas OER Summit for Academic Libraries

Texas OER Summit

Summit Re-cap | Ways to Engage | Summit Details


In November 2018, Texas Digital Library and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission helped organize a Texas Statewide OER Summit,

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Posted in Events, Open Educational Resources