Welcome to Open Access Week!

Today kicks off International Open Access Week, and this year’s theme is, “It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity.” Open Access Week is a time for the international community to work together to take significant steps toward making … Continue reading

Affordability and Equity:  A program promoting the use of Open Educational Resources 

UPDATE: Deadline extended from 1/7 to 1/14 because of weather-related power outages in the Charlottesville area.  From Judith Thomas, Director of Faculty Programs: The Affordability and Equity grant program, sponsored by the Jefferson Trust and offered by the University of … Continue reading

UVA Open Access Librarian Dave Ghamandi gives views on the business of Open Monographs in article

In the article “Subscribing to Open Monographs” from a recent issue of Inside Higher Ed, UVA Open Access Librarian Dave Ghamandi gives his assessment of efforts by MIT to use an $850,000 grant from Arcadia—a charitable fund of philanthropists Lisbet … Continue reading

University of Virginia Librarian Selected as SPARC Open Education Leadership Fellow

Judith Thomas from the University of Virginia Library has been selected as a fellow in the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program, an intensive professional development program to empower library professionals with the knowledge, skills, and community connections to lead successful … Continue reading