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    • Open Access Publication 

      Pannekoek, Frits (2009-10-22)
      Publication models for scholarly monographs, featuring the pioneering work of Athabasca University Press, Canada’s first open access press. Dr. Frits Pannekoek, president of Athabasca University, will discuss the vision ...
    • Open Access Research Opportunities and Strategies 

      McAndrew, Patrick (2009-10-20)
      Much remains to be discovered in relation to the technology, economy, politics and psychology of effectively producing and using open access content. Patrick McAndrew and Candice Thiele are co-directing OLnet, an international ...
    • The Open Access Scholar 

      Anderson, Terry (2009-10-20)
      The review, publication and interaction associated with open access dissemination of research is the focus of this presentation, featuring Dr. Terry Anderson, editor of the open access journal The International Review of ...
    • "Open and Closed" Getting the mix right. Who gets to Decide?? 

      Dron, Jon; Anderson, Terry; Siemens, George (2012-10-26)
      Despite the desirability of "Making Open the Default" as the theme of this year’s open access week, there are many reasons that can and should influence a person and an organization to restrict access to content. In this ...
    • Open education down under: Some national and institutional initiatives. 

      Bossu, Carina (2015-03-13)
      The Open Education movement is growing and gaining importance within the higher education landscape in many developing and developed nations. Unfortunately, this does not seem the case in Australia, as there is still a ...
    • Open Educational Resources 

      McGreal, Rory; Anderson, Terry (2009-11-02)
      The production, licensing, use and re-use of learning objects accessible through open access distribution will be the focus of this presentation. Noted author and scholar Dr. Rory McGreal will share his knowledge of the ...
    • Open Educational Resources and Copyright 

      McGreal, Rory (2010-10-21)
      Dr Rory McGreal is the Assoc. Vice President of Research at Athabasca University. He is an expert on copyright law and its application to education and learning resources. He is also the editor of a bestselling book on ...
    • The Open Library at AU (Athabasca University): supporting open access and open educational resources 

      Elliott, Colin; Fabbro, Elaine (Open Praxis, 2015)
      To address challenges that learners, course creators, librarians and academics involved with OER and MOOCs are facing when looking for scholarly materials, Athabasca University Library has initiated the development of ...
    • The Open Library at AU: Supporting Open Access and Open Educational Resources 

      Elliott, Colin; Fabbro, Elaine (OE Global 2015, 2015)
      In recent years, there has been a shift toward “openness” in higher education, with the growth of Open Access and Open Educational Resources (OERs) and the advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). There is also ...
    • Open library in your pocket – services to meet the needs of on- and off-campus users. 

      Tin, Tony; Sheikh, Hassan; Elliott, Colin (Facet, 2008)
    • Open Minds Open Access - Conference Presentation 

      Schafer, Steve (2012-05-11)
      Digital Collections - What's out there?, How do you find it?, How do you know what you can do with it? This presentation is one of three presentations at the Open Minds Open Access Conference, held on May 10, 2012, at ...
    • Open Opportunity through Open Scholarship and Open Publication 

      Pannekoek, Frits (2010-10-19)
      Dr Frits Pannekoek is the President of Athabasca University and President of the International Council on Open and Distance Education. He is an advocate for the open distribution of scholarly works and has been the driving ...
    • Oxbow point (ca. 4500-4100 BP) 

      Peuramäki-Brown, Meaghan (2017)
      Oxbow point (ca. 4500-4100 BP). Jones Collection (56-1/2505), Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Calgary. Note: Some distortion on area of reflective/silver nail polish (for labeling). Scanned ...
    • Panel on Moving to Open Educational Resources at Athabasca University 

      Ives, Cindy; Carter, Lisa; Tin, Tony; Elliott, Colin (2011-10-27)
      Dr. Cindy Ives, Director of the Centre for Learning Design and Development (CLDD) at Athabasca University, discusses recent projects in the CLDD that have focused on open educational resources including initiatives to ...
    • Panel on open library, scholarship and learning at Athabasca University 

      Anderson, Terry; Ives, Cindy; Elliott, Colin (Open Access Week 2010, 2010)
      AUSpace: Building an effective institutional repository to support research communities and open access. AUSpace is Athabasca University’s (AU) digital content repository. Its goal is to preserve and disseminate AU ...
    • Panel on Open Library, Scholarship and Learning at Athabasca University 

      Ives, Cindy; Elliott, Colin; Anderson, Terry (2010-10-22)
      Tony Tin, founder of Athabasca University's digital content repository, AUSpace, discusses the organization of AUSpace, its benefits for open access support, researchers and organizations, and research findings of AUSpace ...
    • Planes, Trains and Tour Buses: Libraries in Unexpected Places 

      MacIsaac, Peggy Lynn (2009-06-22)
      Destination travel readers are those who seek reading material while at or en route to their destination. There is a growing trend of hotel and tour operators offering books on loan to their guests. This has meant that ...
    • Post Secondary Leadership and the OER Movement 

      Pannekoek, Frits (2011-10-27)
      ER provide both opportunity and anxiety to University Administrators. While they see possible savings, at the same time they see new expenditures without accompanying revenues. Little understanding exists by either ...
    • Preparing for the Digital University 

      Siemens, George (2015-03-13)
      Large sectors of society are digitizing, resulting in changed practices in journalism, entertainment, and business in general. Higher education is not immune to these changes. Digitization processes are well underway and ...
    • Profile of the Distance Education Library User 

      Appavoo, Patricia J.; Hansen, Lorin (4th Off-Campus Library Services Conference, 1988-10-20)

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