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  1. Apr 2020
    1. Sharing and reuse of teaching and learning materials (open educational resources) including courses (open courseware) and textbooks (open textbooks)

      This aspect of OER is very important to two universities I'm associated with. - University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC - formerly UMUC) and UoPeople. UMGC made the move to OER and library resources and other open access materials in place of textbooks so that students didn't have the extra expense - and didn't have to wait to purchase textbooks. The definition of OER is loose: If you use an article from a newspaper that's on the Web, it's not behind a paywall but it's not strictly OER. How do the purists in the crowd feel about that?<br> LiDA103

  2. Sep 2019
    1. we found that students might know how to access Google but know nothing about how to use search terms to make Google work for them. When we assumed that our students could access databases, we discovered that some were able to click on them but didn't necessarily understand the context of how to use the databases in their coursework

      Librarians can help with this!

  3. Dec 2016
  4. Aug 2016
    1. 30 acceptable use policies at such institutions.

      Hey do you know how many of those places have a faculty union? I wonder if that makes a diff in minimizing the amount of filtering.

    2. any of us can ask about the policies and technologies that filter our access and track our interactions

      Get busy! Ask your librarians. There are ways to overcome some of those barriers to information access even if you can't move your administrators to change policies right away.

    3. The instructor has predetermined processes and goals

      This article implies that all community college instructors are sheep who only care about workforce training. That has been my experience.

    4. revenge porn

      I am a community college librarian. I just checked and there are 784 items on revenge porn available via the library. I'm not on campus right now - but I will be sure to check what happens with a Google search next time I'm at work.

  5. Nov 2015
    1. I'm trying to make a public comment on this Blurred Lines article. First it said that Hypothes.is was inactive. Now I seem to be logged in am able to comment. It says "post to public" and annotations can be reused by anyone for any purpose. I like this article! There's something to be said for developing sites and apps that are useful to as many people as possible! On the other hand... are there tools that individuals can use on their own behalf?