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Archive: 21/10/2015

Faculty Grants: Open Education Initiative

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Open Access Week 2015: The University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries along with the Center for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD) will be offering another series of grants to faculty as part of their Open Education Initiative (OEI). Visit our OEI website to find out more and apply. The UMass Amherst Open Education Initiative has saved students over $1.3 million and is a model for similar programs across the country.

 

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Libraries Host Open Access Publications

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Open Access Week 2015: The University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries hosts open access publications such as the African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter, Communication +1, Journal of Medicinally Active Plants, Landscapes of Violence, mOthertongue, Portuguese Cultural Studies, and Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies. These journals represent a broad range of subject fields and have an international impact. Visit http://scholarworks.umass.edu/.

For more information on how to start a new open access journal, contact scholarworks@library.umass.edu.

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Supporting Open Access Research Fund

Libraries accepting applications

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Open Access Week 2015:  The University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries is accepting applications for the Supporting Open Access Research (SOAR) Fund, a pilot program of $25,000 to support researchers who are publishing in open access peer-reviewed venues. For more information, see http://www.library.umass.edu/soar-fund/.

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