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Friday, May 21 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
OER Publishing and Libraries

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This session explores current library OER publishing practices and presents the results of research done on those practices. This original research surveyed academic librarians involved in OER publication projects and expands on previously published case studies, such as Santiago and Ray’s (2020) Navigating Support Models for OER Publishing. In their publication, Santiago and Ray concluded “Given that there are relatively few established models to guide academic libraries in supporting OER publishing, more dialogue and the development of best practices are needed in this area. In particular, best practices are needed for how to balance the complexities of supporting publishing in an open landscape with the urgency of addressing textbook affordability”. Our study will begin to address some of these concerns.
The presenters will compile this research as a set of best practices, which will be openly licensed. The ultimate goal is to collect a broad picture of current practices, share examples of practices that work, and create a template with elements other librarians who lead or plan to lead publishing initiatives can adopt or adapt for use at their institutions. Author recruitment, publishing tools and platforms, publishing support outside the library, publishing workflows, and publishing program documentation and standards will all be addressed. The presenters also explore awareness and use of OER and Library publishing toolkits and guides.

Speakers
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Jennifer L. Pate

Open Educational Resources & ScholCom Librarian, University of North Alabama
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Elaine Thornton

Open Education & Distance Learning Librarian, University of Arkansas


Friday May 21, 2021 7:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
On Demand (pre-recorded)