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October 22, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm| Free
A Conversation with Nicole Allen
As part of Open Access Week, the University of Minnesota Libraries and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA) are proud to present:
A Conversation with Nicole Allen on Open Education
Tuesday, October 22, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Coffman Theatre, Coffman Memorial Union
300 Washington Ave. S.E.
About Nicole Allen
Nicole Allen is OER Program Director at SPARC where she is expanding SPARC’s efforts to include Open Educational Resources (OER). SPARC, or the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to create a more open system of scholarly communication.
Before joining SPARC, Nicole was already established as a leading figure in the OER movement through her role at the Student PIRGs, where she directed a national campaign to combat the rising cost of college textbooks.
About Open Access Week
International Open Access Week is an event that encourages the academic community to come together to share and learn about open scholarship initiatives locally and worldwide.