Emilie Algenio is the Open Educational Resources and Scholarly Communications Librarian at George Mason University Libraries in Fairfax, Virginia. She oversees OER creation and adoption, assists with copyright related to OER, online and classroom teaching, and the Mason Publishing Group’s publications. She is a member of the Textbook Affordability Working Group, via the Washington Research Library Consortium. This group just started implementing the [email protected] Grant Program, designed to encourage the replacement of commercial textbooks through the adoption, adaptation and creation of OER.
Emilie earned her MLIS from Simmons College, and first worked with OER as a copyright librarian for Texas A&M University in 2016. Previously, she worked as the Consortia Resources Coordinator and the Director of Publishing, also in Texas. Her additional professional and research interests include scholarly communications in PhD-granting university contexts.