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.

New website published on textbook affordability issues

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The Illinois State University Textbook Affordability Committee is pleased to announce a new website related to issues in textbook affordability. The website provides information about available campus resources and strategies faculty and students can utilize to reduce textbook costs. For students, the website provides suggestions for managing textbook costs, responses to some frequently asked questions

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.