Category Archives: Open Access

Collins Library Supports Open Education Resources!

What are OERs? OER are “teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others.” (From The William and Flora Hewlett … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Lever Press – Supporting Puget Sound Students with a New Model of Publishing

Lever Press – Supporting Puget Sound Students with a New Model of Publishingwww.leverpress.org The current generation of college students face many challenges. One of these challenges is access to reliable information which is exacerbated by the dramatic increase in the … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Open Educational Resources, Open Textbooks, and Open Pedagogy

Open Educational Resources, Open Textbooks, and Open PedagogyNovember 2021 This year several faculty and staff members are participating in the AAC&U Institute on Open Educational Resources. Jane Carlin (Library), Margot Casson (Educational Technology) Heidi Morton (Education), Melvin Rouse (Psychology), and … Continue reading

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Open Access Journals

Over the last few decades, the subscription cost of scholarly serial publications has grown at a rate far outpacing the rate of inflation. Caused largely by the concentration of academic journal publishing residing with a handful of commercial publishers, these … Continue reading

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Open Access (OA) Books

Similar to OA journal publishers, OA book publishers provide readers free access to scholarly monographs. Collins Library is a founding member of one such publisher, Lever Press. Supported by a consortium of liberal arts institutions focused on, and renowned for, … Continue reading

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Sound Ideas: Open Access at Puget Sound

Sound Ideas represents the scholarship and creative works of the faculty, staff and students of the University of Puget Sound. Organized and made accessible by Collins Memorial Library, Sound Ideas demonstrates our institutional commitment to helping enrich the global academic … Continue reading

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It’s Open Access Week!

Collins Memorial Library is recognizing Open Access Week Oct 25-31. Open Access (OA) refers to freely available, digital, online information. Open access scholarly literature is free of charge to the user and often carries less restrictive copyright and licensing barriers … Continue reading

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Open Textbooks

Collins Memorial Library is recognizing Open Access Week Oct 19-25 with a series of posts and events. This is the fifth of five in a series of blog entries about Open Access. – Ben Tucker Open textbooks are a subset … Continue reading

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Open Access (OA) Books

Collins Memorial Library is recognizing Open Access Week Oct 19-25 with a series of posts and events. This is the fourth of five in a series of blog entries about Open Access. – Ben Tucker Similar to OA journal publishers, … Continue reading

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Open Access Journals

Collins Memorial Library is recognizing Open Access Week Oct 19-25 with a series of posts and events. This is the third of five in a series of blog entries about Open Access. – Ben Tucker Over the last few decades, … Continue reading

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