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Open Texas 2022 Call for Proposals: The Labor of Open Education

Texas OER Colleagues and Educators are invited to share their work, perspectives, and ideas at Open Texas 2022, being held virtually on September 21-23, 2022.

Posted in Conferences, Open Educational Resources

Open Education Network Workshops

Discover ways to equip your campus with tools, techniques, and strategies to build and sustain open education programs. 

Texas Digital Library is excited to invite our members to attend one of two virtual workshops hosted by TDL and our partners with the Open Education Network (OEN).

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Posted in Open Educational Resources, training


TDL has partnered with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to offer a demonstration of Texas’ new statewide OER repository, OERTX.

This event is free and open to anyone who is interested, with priority registration given to Texas Digital Library members.

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Posted in Open Educational Resources, training, webinar

Meet the OER Ambassadors

TDL’s OER Ambassadors have committed to serve for a minimum of two years by developing a Community of Practice around OER and becoming a source of expertise for all consortium members.

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Posted in Member Story, Open Educational Resources, scholarly communication

Pub101 with the Open Textbook Network

TDL Members are invited to a free learning opportunity with the Open Textbook Network: Pub 101.

Pub101 is a free, informal, online orientation to open textbook publishing, and will explore the first units of the Open Textbook Network Publishing Curriculum.

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Posted in Open Educational Resources, scholarly communication, Texas Digital Library

OTN Summer Institute 2020

Apply to become an OER Ambassador and attend OTNSI 2020

The members-only OTN Summer Institutes are opportunities for open education leaders to collaboratively develop open education strategies and build a community of practice. The OTNSI is a chance for TDL members to learn,

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Posted in Events, Open Educational Resources

OTN Regional Workshops

The OTN’s train-the-trainer workshops increase participants’ familiarity with issues around open textbook adoption, strengthen presentation capacity for future open textbook workshops, and enhance open textbook program development. 

Texas Digital Library will host train-the-trainer workshops to prepare members to implement OTN’s OER faculty incentive programs on their campuses.

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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 on PressbooksEDU book production networks.

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2020: The PressbooksEDU Gold plan has been discontinued; it is no longer available to new subscribers. TDL regular members are eligible for 30% off PressbooksEDU Silver plans and also receive a 30% discount when purchasing Pressbooks’ FTE-priced LTI add-on to Silver through Dec.

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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

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