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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

April Office Hours: Showing Your Work - Tools for Reporting Impact

Today we're going to discuss showing your work, tools for reporting impact. We are joined by Tara Lebar, who is Associate Director of Academic Affairs with the Kansas Board of Regents; Barb Thees, who is Community Manager with the Open Education Network; and Emilia Bell who is Coordinator of Evidence Based Practice with Library Services at the University of Southern Queensland.

Posted on 04/20/22

Pub101: Accessibility

Pub101 is a free, informal, online orientation to open textbook publishing. This April 13, 2022, session is hosted by Amanda Hurford of the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI). Amanda is joined by guest speaker Jacqueline Frank from Montana State University for a discussion of accessibility and inclusion in OER.

Posted on 04/15/22

Celebrating a Decade of the Open Textbook Library: Alicia Conrardy on OTL Cataloging Development

Alicia Conrardy is a digital repository specialist at Colorado State University Libraries (CSU) where she is responsible for coordinating technical, bibliographic, and metadata for CSU’s digital repository collections. Her cataloging expertise and guidance during the OTL’s early years profoundly impacted the library’s growth that we’re celebrating in 2022.

Posted on 04/13/22

Pub101: Kick-off

Pub101 is a free, informal, online orientation to open textbook publishing. In this 2022 initial session, OEN Publishing Director Karen Lauritsen provides foundation setting and facilitates discussion with guests Gabby Hernandez and Sunyeen Pai on how to get started with publishing. 

Posted on 04/11/22

Open Education Network Launches Manifold Pilot

The Open Education Network (OEN) has launched its Manifold Pilot, welcoming more than a dozen institutions and organizations to experiment with Manifold, a web publishing platform, for a variety of open educational publishing practices. 

Posted on 04/11/22

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