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Open and Editable: Exploring Library Engagement in Open Educational Resource Adoption, Adaptation and Authoring
(Virginia Library Association, 2015)
Open Educational Resources (OER) have saved students millions of dollars in textbook costs and greatly expanded access to a wide variety of educational materials for countless numbers of students and life-long learners. ...
Making It Easier: Reducing Perceived and Real Barriers to Finding and Sharing Open Educational Resources
Perceptions of time and effort required to locate open educational resources (OER) remains the most significant barrier to wider faculty adoption of OER. This poster reflects my current thinking regarding what librarians ...
A Framework for Analyzing any U.S. Copyright Problem
This framework lists five-steps which in order may assist anyone in navigating where to begin regarding a "can I use it?" U.S. Copyright problem. It is adapted (links added) from a guide with the same name © 2014 Kevin ...
Open Licensing for Library-Created Content: A Report for the University Libraries at Virginia Tech
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-17)
Library Council, the governing body of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, commissioned creation of a task force to identify problems and propose solutions regarding the sharing and reuse of content created by the ...
Get creative (and stay legal): Copyright compliance with Open Licensing, Creative Commons, and Open Educational Resources
(Virginia Tech, 2015-02-24)
Are you looking for materials that you can freely use, modify, and share without having to navigate copyright questions? Do you want to “avoid reinventing the wheel” in developing appropriate instructional materials? Do ...
Unpacking Creative Commons Licenses
This editable resource is a 1-page handout explaining the six different Creative Commons licenses, their symbols, full names, and what users may, must, and must not do according to the terms of the licenses. This resource ...
Copyright in Research and Scholarship for Engineering Education Graduate Seminar
Copyright in Research and Scholarship for the Engineering Education Graduate Seminar, May 1, 2015.
To Boldly Go: First-year exploration of OER Initiatives
Presented at the Virginia Libraries Association Annual Conference. Open Educational Resources present opportunities for teaching faculty to save students thousands of dollars in textbook costs. This session describes the ...
Choices by Design: Finding and Using Openly Licensed Resources
Many people find it difficult to know what they can and cannot use in public or other presentations because of Copyright law. When someone is flexible regarding the exact image or figure they want to use, finding and using ...
Get Creative (and stay legal): Copyright Compliance with Creative Commons and Open Educational Resources
This presentation provides an overview of open licensing within the context of copyright-related questions, most frequently: "Can I use it?" The presentation reviews copyright basics, introduces faculty to open licensing ...