Whether you want to adapt existing openly-licensed material, share your own teaching materials with the world, or create a new textbook entirely from scratch, Rod Library can provide various levels of support for open publishing projects.
Services we currently provide for OER authors:
Project management support
Assistance with determining and documenting fair use of copyrighted materials
Assistance considering accessibility best practices
Guidance about licensing options for the final work
Assistance facilitating peer review for open textbooks
Archiving final works in UNI ScholarWorks & assistance with publicizing
Providing resources for faculty to advocate that OER-related work “count” for promotion, tenure, and faculty evaluation
We do not currently provide:
Want to find out more? Contact your liaison librarian and Anne Marie Gruber, Textbook Equity Librarian. We will meet with you to discuss your project and determine how Rod Library can best support you.