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Call for Proposals: International Journal of Open Educational Resources Special Issue on OER and Libraries (Deadline July 3)

(via Kristina Clement, University of Wyoming)

The International Journal of Open Educational Resources (IJOER) will be hosting a fall/winter special issue on Open Education Resources & Libraries. This issue will be hosted by featured guest editors Samantha Cook and Kristina Clement of the University of Wyoming Libraries. This special issue of the International Journal of Open Educational Resources (IJOER) will focus on librarians, libraries, and Open Educational Resources. Papers may draw from any of the following topics, though authors are encouraged to elaborate on these ideas. This list is meant to be broad, general, and to get your creative juices flowing! If you have another topic of interest that you would like to write about that is not listed here, please send the editors a brief message with your thoughts and ideas. 

Topics of Interest

OER Collaborations between Librarians and Faculty

Incorporating Open practices and Open Educational Resources in library instruction

OER grant programs and/or partnerships

Open Educational Processes

OER Platforms

Copyright and OER

Assessment of OER and/or OER Grant programs

OER and accessibility

Library support for OER

OER and open pedagogy

OER and institutional repositories

OER and digital scholarship/digital humanities

OER best practices

OER and collection development

Demonstrating the value of OER

Submitting a Paper Proposal

Paper proposals should be submitted via google form

 with all author information, an abstract of no more than 500 words describing your proposed article, and up to five keywords.

Paper proposals are accepted on a rolling basis until July 3, 2019. Accepted paper proposals will be invited to submit full articles for peer review.


Full link to the paper proposal submission form: https://forms.gle/SioYfKMzU8USUoPe7


Publication Schedule

Paper Proposal due by July 3rd

Full Papers due by August 7th

Peer Review comments returned by September 16th

Final revised papers due October 25th


Journal Information

The aim of The International Journal of Open Educational Resources (IJOER) is to provide a venue for the publication of quality academic research with an emphasis on representing Open Educational Resources in teaching, learning, scholarship, and policy. The International Journal of Open Educational Resources is a bi-annual, open access, double-blind peer-reviewed academic publication sponsored by theAmerican Public University System (APUS) and the Policy Studies Organization.


Featured Guest Editors

Samantha Cook, Instructional Design Librarian, scook13@uwyo.edu

Kristina Clement, Student Success Librarian, kclemen8@uwyo.edu

University of Wyoming Libraries

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