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Adrian K. Ho
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Open Textbooks in Higher Education: How to Find, Review, and Use Open Educational Resources at United States of America

October 24, 2019 from 2:30pm to 4pm
Amid the concerns about the costs of higher education are the escalating prices of textbooks. According to the Census Bureau, the costs of college textbooks have risen 812% from 1978 to 2012. To alleviate students’ financial burdens, some educators have switched to library resources and/or openly licensed peer-reviewed materials (open educational resources, OER) in place of traditional textbooks. In addition to being free of charge to students, OER allow instructors to customize the content to…See More
Oct 7, 2019

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Altmetrics panel discussion at University of Kentucky Libraries

The University of Kentucky Libraries celebrated Open Access Week 2013 with a panel discussion (#Altmetrics: Demystifying the Link between Research Impact and Social Media) on Oct. 22nd.  The videos and presentation slides of the event are now online:…


Posted on November 22, 2013 at 9:34pm

Open Access Week 2012 at University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Libraries hosted these events to celebrate this year's Open Access Week:

  • Oct. 22: OA Café
  • Oct. 22: Screening of the SPARC World Bank Webcast
  • Oct. 24: Keynote event: Scholarship Unlocked: The Future of Open Access

Our keynote speaker was Dr. David Solomon from Michigan State University. He provided an overview of the growth and direction of OA publishing/archiving. He also discussed some of the new directions in OA and…


Posted on December 7, 2012 at 6:19pm

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At 8:05am on September 13, 2010, K. Jane Burpee said…
HI Adrian!
What exciting plans do you have for OAWeek at UWO?
At 7:59am on September 13, 2010, Yusuf Misau said…
Dear Adrian, I have just joined the OAW, I recently established the journal of public health in Africa, an OAJ, I thought this could be an important medium to promote the journal.

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