WHAT IS ACRL TECHCONNECT BLOG? Welcome to ACRL TechConnect, your source for technology-related content from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) along with C&RL News magazine. ACRL TechConnect is a moderated peer-reviewed blog produced by a group of academic librarians. ACRL TechConnect also contains information on … Read More
CC-BY Attribution – This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of licenses offered, in terms of what others … Read More
What is a MOOC? Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free online courses available for anyone to enroll. MOOCs provide an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advance your career and deliver quality educational experiences at scale.
Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely available online materials that anyone can use for learning and/or teaching. Examples are courses- including MOOCs (Massive Online Open Course), lectures, teaching materials, assignments and various other resources. OERs are available in many different … Read More
As I was conducting some research for a project I am working on, I became puzzled by the differences between Open Access (OA) materials and Open Educational Resources (OER). I did some digging and here is what I discovered: Open … Read More
OA Publishing Tools and Systems: 3 things you need to consider If you’re working with a scholarly organization or group of researchers to run an academic-led open access (OA) journal, you’re likely approaching all areas of journal management with the … Read More
The open access movement offers a number of advantages to people cutting across all sections of society. Access Most journals and repositories do not impose access costs on the reader. Thus price barriers are substantially lowered or removed entirely. Authors … Read More