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Open access archives and repositories
(Open Access Week 2009, 2009)
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 ...
Bibliography of the Athabasca river basin: a digital tool for knowledge building and open access
(ABC Copyright Forum, 2010)
Athabasca University’s Athabasca River Basin Research Institute is developing a bibliography of the Athabasca River Basin (BARB) as a digital tool to promote knowledge building and information sharing. This highly ...
Panel on open library, scholarship and learning at Athabasca University
(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 Moving to Open Educational Resources at Athabasca University
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 ...
The Open Library at AU (Athabasca University): supporting open access and open educational resources
(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
(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 Access Week, 2017)
Learn about Athabasca University's open access institutional repository, what it is, how to use it, and how it will benefit your research.