Ensuring Public Access to Scientific Research

In May of last year, a petition was added to WhiteHouse.gov’s We the People site, requesting that the government of the United States “require free access over the Internet to scientific journal articles arising from taxpayer-funded research.” Much research that receives federal funding (which is to say, citizens’ tax dollars) is not subject to any kind […]

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OER Newsletter – December 2012

December already? Kind of took us by surprise. Here, then, in the ‘Better Late Than Later’ Department, is the latest list of whatever we feel like talking about…open education resources, tools, news items, and good old-fashioned fun. Some of it may be useful; the Schmich-Luhrmann confabulation is probably more so. And we’re okay with that. […]

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Monday Morning Digest: Digital Citizenship Beyond Facebook?

Good Monday, everyone! This week we start out by exploring a story – a podcast, actually – about providing university students and faculty with their own personal web domains. University of Mary Washington has piloted A Domain of One’s Own to hand over “digital citizenship” to their co-eds and integrate an online presence to their 4-year college experience and […]

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OER Newsletter – November 2012

No Monday Morning Digest this week. Instead, a new resources newsletter and an invitation to step back and look at some of the stories you may have missed last week: Study Groups are now LIVE in ePortfolio! (Friday) Brand new: Professional Development area of study! (Thursday) Infographic: the Open Textbook Challenge (Wednesday) A whole slew of news and […]

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