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Want to know more about the Open Textbook Network?

If you are interested in learning more about the Open Textbook Network (OTN) and the Open Textbook Library (OTL), please consider registering to attend one of our informational workshops. 

Each workshop will cover: the background of OTN/OTL, what OTN/OTL can offer the faculty and students, how to use OTN/OTL, and speaking about the adoption of Open Educational Resources in general. We will conclude each workshop with a Q/A session.

Pre-registration is required. 

Each session will last approximately 1 hour and will be held in the Inspirational Learning Center in the Library/Learning Commons, unless attendees are otherwise notified. 

Workshop dates/times: 

Thursday, May 17th @ 10am

Monday, May 21st @ 11am or 3pm

Tuesday, May 22nd @ 10am or 2pm

Thursday, May 24th @ 11am or 3pm

Friday, May 25th @ 10am or 2pm

Workshop dates for summer are to be determined.

Workshop attendance is NOT required for those who wish to utilize the OTN/OTL resources, but is required for those who wish to submit textbook reviews. You need only attend one session, but are welcome to attend as many as you would like.


Looking for Research?

We have worked to locate some articles that may help you better understand why Avila and the Library/Learning Commons are advocating for the use of Open Educational Resources (OERs), open textbooks, and the use of the Open Textbook Network and Library. 

New articles will be added periodically, so please check back!

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