As every college student knows, textbooks are expensive! The game is rigged: publishers are constantly releasing new editions of textbooks with only slight changes to the material, but if you don’t buy the overpriced textbook, you’re going to have a Continue reading Free textbooks! What’s not to like?
This week is open access week, and we encourage faculty and students to learn more about what open access means to scholarly activity and publishing. Here’s a great animated video that will introduce you to the concept. It was created Continue reading Do you understand open access?
Hi! I’m Pete Ramsey, one of the Reference and Instruction librarians at Langsdale Library, and I also teach the Information Literacy (IDIS 110) course in first-year student learning communities. For your consideration: Dipity.com In my non-librarian role as a professor, Continue reading Dipity Timelines for Class Projects
Hi! I’m Pete Ramsey, one of the Reference and Instruction librarians at Langsdale Library, and I also teach the Information Literacy (IDIS 110) course in first-year student learning communities. In my course, I like to include a segment where students Continue reading Open Data Applications
Attention students, faculty, staff, and administrators: Do you know about Open Access and how it relates to all of us in the UB community? “Open access (OA) is a worldwide movement wherein full-text scholarly articles are completely free and unrestricted Continue reading Open Access: What is it and why does it matter?