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Under Creative Construction: A TLEF Supported Project

November 7th featured an event celebrating the launch of Under Creative Construction: A More Just World, an instructional video and the second Open Educational Resource (OER) created with the support of a Library Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) grant. This grant has allowed the Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office to work closely with UBC faculty […]

Open Access Week: Paywall the Movie

A documentary released earlier this year and screened as a part of UBC’s Open Access Week, Paywall: The Business of Scholarship focuses on the need for open access to science and research. Produced and directed by Jason Schmitt, a professor at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, this movie questions the $25.2 billion a year […]

New UBC Funding to Support Scholarly Dissemination

With support from the Provost’s Office, UBC now offers $20,000 per year to support dissemination of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Any UBC Vancouver faculty member can apply for the award, which can be used for dissemination expenses such as: APC’s (article processing charges) or other fees related to publishing one’s scholarly work as open […]