From the CJCLS Listserv: Is OER a threat or opportunity to libraries? | Community & Junior College Libraries 2016-05-01


"ORIGINAL EMAIL: 'Are Open Educational Resources (OER) a threat or opportunity to libraries? As librarians promote OER, faculty may wonder why should they have their students use our books, databases, or other resources. I understand, however, that we need to promote all types of resources and that we may be able to create collections and work with faculty on them.' Whether they open-access journals, open online courses, or curriculum materials, OER grows in number every year. Heather Morrison, an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa’s École des sciences de l’information / School of Information Studies, shares her OER growth studies in a series of blogs called Dramatic Growth of Open Access.  Libraries are increasingly facilitating or adopting the use of OER on their campuses ..."


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Tags: oa.comment oa.libraries oa.librarians oa.publishers oa.business_models oa.textbooks oa.oer oa.books oa.journals

Date tagged:

05/01/2016, 08:49

Date published:

05/01/2016, 04:49