The UT Libraries has created an infographic to help users understand what works are in the public domain in the United States. The work was inspired by this blog post and by the Copyright Information Center at Cornell University and their very helpful public domain chart.
Archives for April 2019
The Center for Open Educational Resources in Language Learning (COERLL) has created a free resource called Introduction to OER for Language Teachers. This resource is designed to help language educators learn more about how to create and share their own open educational resources (OER). OER are educational resources that are… read more
Several of us at UT Austin organized an OER workshop for faculty on January 10, 2019. That workshop was structured around small group discussions. Those discussions were summarized and then questions and comments that came up during the workshop were addressed via the notes so that others could see conversations… read more
Check out our first Texas Data Repository Annual Report, which reports on UT-Austin’s activities in the consortium over the last two years since its launch. https://hdl.handle.net/2152/74154 Some highlights include: • Many upgrades to Dataverse: currently at version 4.9.4 (thanks TDL!!) • 77 dataverses (collections), 430 datasets, and nearly 7000 files.… read more
I’m happy to report that the Senate of College Councils (SCC) passed legislation (S.R. 1808) in support of UT Libraries’ Advocacy for Open Education Resources (OER). With this legislation, the SCC highlights the financial burden caused by high-cost textbooks and encourages the use of OER. OER are free online educational resources… read more