Open UP! Embracing the Open Educational Resources Movement and the Library’s Role In It
Friday, October 20, 2017
Friday, October 20, 2017
8:30 am to 3:00 pm

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Hilbert College, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg


Sponsored by the WNYLRC Resource Sharing Committee (RSC)

Has your library been working with faculty on designing open educational resources (OERs)?  Has your library taking on the curation of OERs for your college or high school classroom use in specific subjects? Is your library providing the hosting of OERs? Join members of the Resource Sharing Committee of the Western New York Library Resources Council, the sponsor of the Open Up: Embracing Open Educational Resources and the Library’s Role In It conference on October 20, 2017 at Hilbert College in Hamburg, NY to learn from those who have gone down this road already. The conference will focus on what librarians can do to create, curate, distribute, and promote the use of OERs by the communities they serve. 

 Where:  Hilbert College, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg

When:  Friday, October 20, 2017

Time:  8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Cost: $50

Cost Non-Member: $65.00

Maximum: 70


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8:30 am – 9:00 am           Registration and Continental Breakfast (West Herr Atrium & Foyer)

9:00 am – 10:00 am         Morning Keynote:  Nicole Allen, SPARC (Bogel 101 Auditorium)

10:00 am – 10:15 am       Break

10:15 am – 11:00 am       Kim Shimoumora (Bogel 101 Auditorium)

11:00 am – 11:15 am       Break

11:15 am – 12:00 pm       Break-out sessions – Alexis Clifton, Ginger Bidell, Gaye Thistle and Heidi

                                         Bamford (Paczesny Classrooms 204, 205, 206)

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm       Lunch (West Herr Atrium & Foyer)

12:45 pm – 1:15 pm         Poster Session/Activity

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm           Lightning Rounds – Leah Galka, Barnes & Noble, and Keyonghi Baek and Joe

                                         Riggie (Bogel 101 Auditorium)

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm           Afternoon Keynote: John Shank, PSU/Blended Librarian (Bogel 101 Auditorium)


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