What do academic libraries have to do with Open Educational Resources?

R. John Robertson

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    Abstract

    This paper will discuss the possible roles of academic libraries in promoting, supporting, and sustaining institutional Open Educational Resource initiatives. It will note areas in which libraries or librarians have skills and knowledge that intersect with some of the needs of academic staff and students as they use and release OERs. It will also present the results of a brief survey of the views of some OER initiatives on the current and potential role of academic libraries.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBarcelona Open Ed 2010
    Subtitle of host publicationproceedings
    Place of PublicationBarcelona
    Number of pages12
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2010
    EventOpen Ed 2010 - Barcelona
    Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

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    ConferenceOpen Ed 2010
    CityBarcelona
    Period1/01/00 → …

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    Keywords

    • OER
    • libraries
    • UKOER
    • open education
    • open educational resources
    • academic libraries
    • OER initiatives

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    Robertson, R. J. (2010). What do academic libraries have to do with Open Educational Resources? In Barcelona Open Ed 2010: proceedings Barcelona.