Blog Archives

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

Call for Comment | ScholComm Services Assessment

Last year, SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) and  COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories), developed a set of  “Good Practice Principles for Scholarly Communication” that outline certain criteria for transparency,

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Posted in call for comment, Open Access, scholarly communication

Scholarly Works in Digital Repositories

By Rachael Zipperer, Masters Candidate at the University of Texas School of Information

Digital repositories are often home to recent scholarship. Housing electronic dissertations and theses and other scholarly works in digital repositories gives scholars greater exposure and contributes to the larger scholarly community by sharing research openly.

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Posted in Institutional Repositories, scholarly communication, Texas Digital Library