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Open Education Week: March 4-8, 2019

March 1, 2019

Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and the impact of open educational resources (OER) on teaching and learning worldwide. Faculty, students, and staff from universities and colleges throughout the state are holding events at their...

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2019 Colorado Open Scholars Summit: March 1

Feb. 11, 2019

Have you ever considered the challenges in tenure and promotion in the context of open access? The second biennial Colorado Open Scholars Summit will discuss challenges in tenure and promotion within the current scholarly landscape and the role—or potential role—of open access within the tenure and promotion process. A state-wide...

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New Journal Offers Innovative Approach to Science Research

Jan. 10, 2019

With the launch of the Living Journal of Computational Molecular Science (LiveCoMS) , academic publishing continues to evolve in the digital age. ChBE Associate Professor Michael Shirts is one of the researchers behind the project, working with initial funding and support provided by the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries. Shirts...

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Public Domain Day 2019

Dec. 31, 2018

For the first time in over twenty years, we will see an abundance of creative works pass into the public domain. On January 1, 2019, a wealth of literature, art, music, movies, and other creative works that had an authorized copyright in 1923 will lose their copyright protections and enter...

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Open Educator Award: Call for Nominations

Nov. 6, 2018

CU Student Government and the University Libraries have joined together to identify and recognize CU educators who demonstrate exemplary use of open educational resources (OER) in their classrooms or teaching practice. Do you have a CU teacher or colleague who has implemented, adapted, authored, or shared high quality open educational...

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Faculty Advocates for Open Access

Oct. 24, 2018

Open access (OA) is a way of publishing your research that enables it to be freely accessible to the public and usually has limited copyright restrictions. This method of publishing provides people with greater ability to access, view, build upon, and cite research. The OA model of publishing is a...

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Open Educational Resources Grant Opportunity

Oct. 10, 2018

The University Libraries OER Leads wish to draw the campus’ attention to a Colorado Open Educational Resources Grant Opportunity. The Colorado OER Council and Colorado Department of Higher Education recently released a request for proposals open until November 14th, 2018. “This grant program was created to: Raise awareness of OER...

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Open Access Week 2018, Oct. 22 - 26

Oct. 10, 2018

The 11 th annual International Open Access Week is coming October 22 – 28. The University Libraries has put together an exciting series of events under this year's theme of "Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge." The workshops and events emphasize the importance of asking touch questions, staying critical, and...

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OpenCon Boulder Registration Open

July 27, 2018

Open Access and Open Data are transforming the ways we conduct research and share our work with the world, while Open Educational Resources (OER) are revolutionizing teaching and learning in the classroom. Whether you are familiar with these terms or just hearing them for the first time, we invite you...

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Maggiore Wins Open Educator Award

Feb. 22, 2018

Diana Maggiore has received the first CU Boulder Open Educator Award from the CU Student Government and the University Libraries. This award recognizes Maggiore’s innovative use of the MyOpenMath platform, an open educational resource (OER). She used this OER in her MATH 1005 and MATH 1011 course instruction to reduce...

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