May 17, 2022

Pennsylvania’s First Open Educational Resources (OER) Summit Being Held Today at Penn State University

Tweets from the Summit: #ALPaOERSummit19

From Penn St. University: 

Pennsylvania’s first Open Educational Resources (OER) Summit, held today (Aug. 9) at Penn State University Libraries’ y on the University Park campus, aims to help higher education librarians across the commonwealth discuss challenges and solutions for supporting the use of free and openly available course materials, including open textbooks, to help lower the cost of attending college statewide.

Held in conjunction with Affordable Learning Pennsylvania, a grant-funded, community-of-practice project of the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium Inc. (PALCI), the summit has provided free participation for up to 100 academic librarians from Pennsylvania college and universities to discuss topics around the theme of “Building Community.”

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Ed. Note: We will update this post if/when materials from the summit are made available online.

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