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June Office Hours: Happy Five Years of Office Hours

Well, hello everybody and welcome to our 56th Office Hours and also our Office Hours session that marks five years of Rebus Community and the Open Education Network coming together to talk about various topics in open.

Posted on 06/29/22

Celebrating a Decade of the Open Textbook Library: The Recap

In the sixth and concluding post in this series, we’re revisiting some highlights of our 2022 birthday celebration. The library’s milestone prompted us to reflect on challenges overcome, appreciate meaningful progress, and extend our sincere thanks to all who’ve played a role in the library’s growth and success to date. That includes you! 

Posted on 06/09/22

Pub101: Preparing to Share

Pub101 is a free, informal, online orientation to open textbook publishing. This May 25, 2022, session is the final entry in the spring 2022 series. Host Carla Myers from Miami University welcomes Kevin Hawkins of the University of North Texas Libraries, Karen Lauritsen from the Open Education Network, and Amanda Larson from Ohio State University for a discussion of printing, sharing and selling open textbooks.

Posted on 06/01/22

May Office Hours: What Happens When My Author Leaves? Policies to Support OER

We are joined by Sam Arungwa, who is Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Director of Utah Prevention Science Institute at Utah State University, as well as Rama Kaba-Demanin who is Program Lead at Open Library at eCampus Ontario. And so we’re going to talk today about what happens after the OER has been out there for a while. What happens when an author leaves? How do we sustain our programs and our resources in the longer-term?

Posted on 05/26/22

Pub101: Working with Authors

Pub101 is a free, informal, online orientation to open textbook publishing. This May 18, 2022, session is hosted by Anita Walz of Virginia Tech. Anita welcomes insightful guests from Cleveland State University, the University of Delaware, and The Rebus Foundation to discuss key considerations for building productive working relationships with authors.

Posted on 05/23/22

Pub101: Memorandums of Understanding

Pub101 is a free, informal, online orientation to open textbook publishing. This May 11, 2022, session is hosted by  Heather Caprette of Cleveland State University. Heather is joined by guest speaker Carla Myers from Miami University Libraries who talks about memorandums of understanding as communication tools in OER publication management.

Posted on 05/13/22

Celebrating a Decade of the Open Textbook Library: Founder Dave Ernst Shares the Library's Story

Dave Ernst is the Executive Director of the Open Education Network and Founder of the Open Textbook Library. For the library’s 10-year milestone, Dave reflects on challenges overcome and the goals ahead.

Posted on 05/05/22

Pub101: Call for Proposals

Pub101 is a free, informal, online orientation to open textbook publishing. This May 4, 2022, session is hosted by Amanda  Larson of Ohio State University. Amanda is joined by guest speaker Karen Bjork from Portland State University who explores the call for proposals as a means to inform and communicate your program design, and as a first opportunity to communicate programmatic capacity and author expectations.

Posted on 05/05/22

Pub101: Publishing Models

Pub101 is a free, informal, online orientation to open textbook publishing. This April 27, 2022, session is hosted by hosted by Christina Trunnell from Montana State University. Christina is joined by guest speaker Amanda  Larson of Ohio State University who shares her insights on publishing program development approaches and much more.

Posted on 05/03/22

Pub101: Inclusion

Pub101 is a free, informal, online orientation to open textbook publishing. This April 20, 2022, session is hosted by Carla Myers of Miami University. Carla is joined by guest speaker Christina Trunnell of the Montana University System for a discussion of diversity, equity and inclusion in OER publishing.

Posted on 05/03/22

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