ISU ReD marks its 10,000th item

Black and white photograph of Angeline (Ange) V. Milner, first librarian at Illinois State Normal University. Milner is shown sitting at her office desk. Date unknown.

ISU ReD, Illinois State University’s institutional repository, recently marked an important milestone: its 10,000th addition

Recent developments in open access

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Open access is a goal, not a methodology, and publishers, authors, readers, and funding institutions all continue to explore various options to offer creators that can remove barriers to accessing their works.

March 1-5 is Open Education Week

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This annual event celebrates the efforts of educators and other stakeholders who are making and sharing quality course materials that are free for students. Milner librarians are available to help faculty who want to incorporate open educational resources and more affordable course materials in their classes.