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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...

OpenCon 2018 Boulder

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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Open Educator Award: Call for Nominations

Oct. 30, 2017

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

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Open Access Publishing = Global Audiences for Research

Oct. 23, 2017

Readership map of total downloads by region from CU Scholar, our institutional repository. While most undergraduate projects get filed away after being graded, some are shared hundreds or even thousands of times. For example, CU Boulder alum Kerry Doran's Undergraduate Honors Thesis has been downloaded over 13,800 times by researchers...

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Open Access Week 2017

Oct. 16, 2017

The 10 th annual International Open Access Week will be October 23 – 29, 2017. The University Libraries have put together an exciting series of events to celebrate the free and open sharing of research and ideas online, to share the benefits of open access, and to inspire wider participation...

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CU Boulder Libraries to Provide Support for Authors Publishing in Elementa

May 10, 2017

Elementa publishes original research centered on the Anthropocene and its effects on Earth’s physical, chemical, and biological systems; interactions between human and natural systems; and potential steps to mitigate and/or adapt to global change. Elementa is a peer-reviewed, exclusively open access online journal, operated on a non-profit business model. The...

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Access to Springer and Nature articles returned

May 2, 2017

Update: Access to our Springer and Nature journals has been restored. Please submit a contact a librarian if you need further assistance. Original post: May 2, 2017 Some articles from Springer and Nature are currently unavailable because the publisher has revoked our access while we negotiate our license with them...

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Colorado Open Scholarship Series

April 10, 2017

Academic libraries across Colorado are hosting the Colorado Open Scholarship Series to increase awareness and promote open access, open data, and open educational resources. We have invited experts from SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources) to talk about the challenges and opportunities for supporting open scholarship at CU Boulder...

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Open Access Week 2016, Oct 24 - 30

Oct. 18, 2016

Open Access week is Oct. 24-30! This is an annual international event focusing on open access and related topics. The University Libraries and the Open Science Interest Group, a campus student group, are hosting several events to celebrate. Increasing Openness and Transparency in Academic Research When: Monday, Oct. 24, 3:00-4:00...

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