The Open Alternative: Open Access, Open Textbooks, Open Journals

  • April 15, 2016
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940


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ACRL DVC’s Spring 2016 Conference
The Open Alternative: 
Open Access, Open Textbooks, Open Journals

Join us to hear perspectives from across the OER (Open Educational Resources) landscape. Colleagues involved in both nascent and ongoing initiatives will share their experiences, and we will learn about lobbying efforts to encourage the development of OER.


9:30-10am: Registration and refreshments

10-11am: Bill Hemmig, Dean, Learning Resources and Online Learning, Bucks County Community College

Stacey Effrig, Assistant Professor, Arts, Communication, Bucks County Community College

11:00-11:15am: Break

11:15-12:05pm: Annie Johnson, Library Publishing and Scholarly Communications Specialist, Temple University

12:00-12:45: Lunch & Business Meeting

12:45-1:30pm: Ellie Collier, Discovery Service Engineer, EBSCO Information Services

1:30-1:45: Break

1:45-2:30: Ethan Senack, Higher Education Advocate, United States Public Interest Research Group

2:30pm: Closing Remarks

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