International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Publishes Brief on Open Educational Resources (OER)
To celebrate Open Education Week 2019, IFLA releases a brief on open educational resources. This underlines the role librarians can play in creating, curating and ensuring access to these materials, and key issues surrounding them.
The brief celebrates the commitment of the library sector to making OER a reality and encourages continued engagement by providing background information. It shares the definition of OER, its advantages and challenges to it, as well as international, regional and national policies that are defining and guiding them.
Direct to Briefing Document (4 pages; PDF)
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.