Celebrate International Open Access Week by attending Discover More About Open Access at Dacus Library on Friday, October 27, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. This is a free event for Winthrop faculty, staff and students!
Come grab some refreshments, browse our Open Access stations to learn about Open Access resources, and attend some interesting and practical presentations given by your colleagues. Keynote speaker, Dr. Marshall Jones, will address issues such as locating and evaluating Open Educational Resources, and using and understanding Creative Commons Licenses. He will also share information regarding current Open Access projects of interest to those in academia.
2:00 p.m. Welcome by Dean of Library Services, Dr. Mark Herring.
2:05 p.m. Digital Commons @ Winthrop by Digital Services and Systems Librarian, DeAnn Brame.
2:20 p.m. OpenStax Textbooks by Associate Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Nicholas Grossoehme.
2:35 p.m. BNED Courseware by Bookstore Manager, Chelsea Havner.
2:45 p.m. Open Educational Resources by Professor and Senior Director of Learning Technologies and Graduate Studies, Dr. Marshall Jones.
Don’t miss this great event!