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Scholarly Communications Services for Researchers
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In addition to our Open Access Week offerings at Bluford Library, many libraries across the country are offering free virtual programming. Here are some opportunities to learn more from the comfort of your desk.
Virginia Tech is offering several panels and lectures, including Open Access Forum 2020: "Connecting the Opens: Open Access, Open Educational Resources, and Open Data" and a keynote address by Elizabeth Gadd of Loughborough University, UK entitled “Counting what counts in recruitment, promotion and tenure.”
This workshop is for those who are interested in alternatives to the traditional textbook. Open textbooks can increase access to higher education by eliminating student costs and give faculty direct control over their instructional resources.