Open Access Week 2013: Redefining Impact

SliderPlease join Milne Library in celebrating Open Access Week (Oct. 21-25), a global event now entering its sixth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research.Watch here, our Milne Library News & Events blog, for posts about Open Access and how it’s impacting SUNY Geneseo.


Monday, October 21, 2013

Open Educational Resources (OER)

Director of Library Services at Monroe Community College, Mark McBride will discuss what OERs are, how to locate them, creative commons licensing often associated with OERs and how we as educators can begin to use them in our instruction and research.

Time:  2:30-4pm
Location: Milne 105

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Open Education Survey for SUNY Geneseo Campus

Whether you be student, faculty, or staff, tell us about your use of, and issues with textbooks and learn a little bit about what OA can do to help!

Time:  All Day
Location: Milne Lobby

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Teaching Students to Fish

Luncheon and workshop with Brian Morgan (SoE) and Kim Hoffman (Library).  Throw away the textbook in favor of empowering students’ independent and collaborative learning using the principles of Open Education. RSVP to for food planning.

Time:  Noon-1:30pm
Location: Milne 121

Friday, October 25, 2013

Textbooks and Open Textbooks Luncheon: Student, Faculty, Library perspectives

Luncheon panel discussion. Join us to discuss the impact of rising costs, and access to, affordable textbooks for students. How can Higher Education deal with these issues, with student, faculty, library perspectives presented. RSVP to for food planning.

Time:  Noon-1:30pm
Location: Milne 213