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Spring 2-6-2020


Library and Information Science

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This presentation discusses the motivating factors behind the rise of the open access movement, including the rising costs of traditionally published journals, the perceived benefits to the classroom and student retention, as well as the broader benefits to the global community of information seekers/ scholars. Additionally, it discusses the current state of open access engagement at Augustana College, including the adoption of open educational resources in the classroom, as well as the current status and future goals for Augustana Digital Commons.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.