Open Educational Resources at UMass Amherst -- Five Years of Experience

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Carothers Library, Galanti Lounge
15 Lippitt Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA

Marilyn Billings, Scholarly Communications & Special Initiatives Librarian at UMass Amherst, will speak about the UMass Library Open Education Initiative. Since spring 2011, UMass has provided grants to faculty for using existing free or low-cost information resources in their courses. The program has generated over $1.3 million in student savings. Ms. Billings is an alumna of URI's Graduate School of Library and Information Studies. She heads the UMass Office of Scholarly Communication and is a recognized leader in the scholarly communication field.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Contact Person

Peter Larsen

Contact Email

plarsen@uri.edu

Contact Phone

(401) 874-4637

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