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Contribution of AU's e-Lab initiative to Open Access and OER Development
All universities have labs where research and teaching are conducted, where the physical tools of research and teaching are stored, where people get together to talk about their work and their ideas, and where the results ...
Libraries Providing Learner Support: The Collaboration Connection
(University of Wisconsin Madison, 2007)
Collaboration is an essential component in providing learner support in the distance learning environment. It can be found in many different guises in academe, and may involve faculty, staff and librarians. This paper ...
Planes, Trains and Tour Buses: Libraries in Unexpected Places
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 ...
The Open Access Scholar
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 Educational Resources
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 Access Archives and Repositories
Governments and research funding organizations are increasingly reluctant to fund research that is not widely distributed and affordable, creating the need for repositories through which scholars can legally distribute ...
Open Access Research Opportunities and Strategies
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 ...
Open Access Publication
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 ...
Athabasca University Library Comes of Age - A Case Study of Planning for and Coping with Change
A history of Athabasca University Library and how the department coped with a relocation from Edmonton to Athabasca, Alberta.
Profile of the Distance Education Library User
(4th Off-Campus Library Services Conference, 1988-10-20)