Monthly Archives: October 2014

Open Educational Resources

In yesterday’s post, Mike Lange discussed his experiences with open access publication. There is another set of open access information available for faculty: open educational resources. What is an Open Educational Resource (OER)? An open educational resource (OER for short) is a curriculum item that is freely available for use. In general, it is released […]

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Open Access for Faculty and Researchers

Today, we’re going to feature the Open Access movement from the faculty/researchers’ perspective. The implications of OA for scholarly research are wide-ranging, and interest in pursuing OA initiatives crosses all disciplinary lines. How Open Access will shape the future of scholarly communication remains to be seen, but most in the academic community have a thought […]

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Welcome to Open Access Week at the MIC!

Welcome to Open Access Week! This week, the MIC will be celebrating Open Access (OA) and broadcasting the role OA plays in today’s research as well as the impact it can have for students and faculty.Throughout the week, we will be exploring the many issues surrounding this new paradigm for distributing and accessing scholarly research. […]

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VISIONARY LEADERS Exhibition On Display Through October 27

What do a calligrapher, typewriter salesman, co-owner of a family business, peace corps volunteer, and college professor have in common? They all went on to become president of Champlain College. Remarkably, only eight men have held the position in the 136 years of the College’s existence. A new exhibit in the Tower Room of Miller […]

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