OER Workshop

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Monday, April 29, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

The CARLI Open Educational Resources Task Force is pleased to sponsor an OER Workshop at Loyola University Chicago. The workshop will include a keynote from Rebel Cummings-Sauls from the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative on building support for a campus OER program. Members of the CARLI OER Task Force will share their experience with different aspects of campus OER programs.

Who should attend: The workshop is intended for librarians or library staff who are interested in open educational resources and building a local OER program.

Loyola University Chicago - Water Tower Campus
Corboy Law Center (CLC) – Kasbeer Hall (Floor 15)
25 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611

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Parking information: Parking is not free

Public Transportation Information:
The Water Tower Campus (WTC) is around the corner from the CTA Red Line Chicago station at 25 E. Pearson St. To plan your trip to campus and for maps of CTA train and bus lines please click here.

09:30 - 10:00 AM Check-in

10:00 - 10:15 AM


Emma Heet
Associate Dean for Collection Services for the Loyola University Libraries
Loyola University Chicago

Anne Shelley
Scholarly Communication Librarian, Illinois State University
Co-Chair, CARLI Open Educational Resources Task Force

10:15 - 11:15 AM

Keynote: Rome Wasn’t Built in a Night; Your OER Program Won’t Either:  A Timeline for Building a Successful Initiative

Rebel Cummings-Sauls
Director of Digital Services and OER
Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative

11:15 - 11:30 AM Break

11:30 - 12:00 PM

Textbook Cost Reduction Camp

Elizabeth Nelson
Cataloging & Collection Development Librarian
McHenry County College

12:00 - 01:00 PM Lunch (provided by CARLI)

01:00 - 01:20 PM

Open Textbook Network Workshop for Faculty

Connie Ghinazzi
Research Librarian and Outreach Coordinator
Augustana College

01:20 - 01:50 PM

Publishing Open Educational Resources

Janet Swatscheno
Digital Publishing Librarian
University of Illinois at Chicago

01:50 - 02:00 PM Break

02:00 - 02:45 PM

Copyright and Open Access Publishing

Sara Benson
Copyright Librarian
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

02:45 - 03:00 PM

Calculating OER Savings

Linda Zellmer
Government Information and Data Services Librarian
Western Illinois University

03:00 - 03:15 PM Wrap-up

Registration: Registration is free and is available to those from CARLI member libraries. To register please click on the "Register" tab above.

If you will need accommodations in order to participate in any CARLI programs or events, please email support@carli.illinois.edu. Early requests are encouraged in order to allow sufficient time to meet your needs.

If you have any questions about this workshop, please