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Funding Available for OER Adoption!

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Are you interested in supporting student success by reducing the cost of textbooks? Do you have a passion for making information openly available? With generous support from Student Government, the University Senate OER Committee announces that the 2023 UND OER Grant application is open for submissions. 

Chester Fritz Library Supports Open Access with MIT’s Direct to Open Initiative

Categories: Resources

In 2018 Chester Fritz Library adopted an Open Access Statement of Support, pledging to support open access in line with OneUND’s values of community, discovery, liberal arts, and lifelong learning. In service of this goal, we maintain UND’s open access institutional repository, the UND Scholarly Commons, as well as participate in administering UND’s OER grants as part of the […]

Open Access Week 2020 Events

Categories: In and Around CFL, Library Events, Resources

Interested in Open Educational Resources (OERs) but not sure how to get started? The North Dakota University System is sponsoring two webinars on OERs during International Open Access Week (October 19-25)! Open Access Week is a time for the academic and research community to share information and learn more about Open Access. There’s still time to register for these events!    OER Z-Degree […]

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Open Educational Resources

Categories: In and Around CFL, Notes from the Dean, Resources, Updates and Changes

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UND faculty and staff have done amazing work with OERs. We started working with them in 2015; in just 4 years, we’ve saved our students a cumulative total of approximately $8.5 million! Now, we’re doing even more. Thanks to the efforts of our student government, each NDUS institution was eligible for up to $15,000 for […]