Latest News from SPARC
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Imagine a world where higher educational institutions were ranked not by their selectivity or prestige, but by their willingness to openly share knowledge and engage with their communities.
Friday, October 2, 2020
As libraries seek to expand digital course reserves during the pandemic, major publishers are putting up roadblocks. Now some libraries are pushing back.
Monday, September 28, 2020
The latest in our series of spotlights on local OER efforts, Pennsylvania demonstrates how volunteers can work together to promote affordable learning.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
The application period for the U.S. Open Textbook Pilot grant program is now open. Announced today, the program offers approximately $6 million in federal funds this year to institutions of higher education to create or expand the use of open textbooks.
Monday, September 14, 2020
SPARC is pleased to welcome the 2020-2021 cohort for the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program. This year's cohort is composed of 21 fellows includes a wide range of backgrounds, spanning from open education librarians, instructional designers, policy analysts, and project managers.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Heather Piwowar and Jason Priem are working non-stop to accelerate the pace of the open science revolution.
Monday, August 31, 2020
Theme of 2020 Open Access Week to be Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion
The 2020 Open Access Week Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for this year’s International Open Access Week, to be held October 19-25, will be “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.”
Wednesday, August 26, 2020