UT Austin and the University of Texas System have joined the Texas Library Coalition for United Action (TLCUA). With the addition of UT System, there are now 41 institutions in Texas that are a part of this coalition. One of the goals of the coalition is to expand open access… read more
Archives for September 2020
Texas ScholarWorks Twitter digest September 1-15, 2020
Texas ScholarWorks @utdigitalrepo Sep 14 ‘I literally weep’: anguish as New Zealand’s National Library culls 600,000 books theguardian.com/world/2020/sep… Texas ScholarWorks @utdigitalrepo Sep 14 OER/Textbooks: OpenStax to Vastly Expand Open Education Library with Support From National Foundations infodocket.com/2020/09/10/oer… Texas ScholarWorks @utdigitalrepo Sep 11 Censoring Jon Hamm’s Penis Doesn’t Violate Copyright Law, Federal… read more
OERTX is Live!
A new repository for open educational resources (OER) went live last week. OERTX was created by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and it’s meant to provide access to OER created here in Texas. It uses the same interface as OER Commons so that should make it easy for… read more
Texas ScholarWorks Twitter digest August 16-31, 2020
Texas ScholarWorks @utdigitalrepo Aug 30 TSW hits 70,000 items! sites.utexas.edu/openaccess/202… Texas ScholarWorks @utdigitalrepo Aug 28 Publisher hails open-access deals, but cost concerns remain researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-europe… Texas ScholarWorks @utdigitalrepo Aug 28 “Pods” for the People: Libraries Host Learning Pods to Serve Students in Need | From the Editor slj.com/?detailStory=p… #SchoolLibraryJournal Texas ScholarWorks… read more