Monthly Archives: October 2014


Happy Haunting everyone. We love Halloween here at the Miller Information Commons! Stop by and check out our wonderful display of  books about ghosts, witches, monsters and other frightening creatures. Be sure to grab a  Halloween button and a bookmark on the table near the display. And remember…. Read something spooky and have a safe […]

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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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