Program Details

Title: Opening Doors to OER


Carrie Meakins Farnsworth, Yavapai College, OER Librarian

Shelly Gilliam, Yavapai College, Manager of Public Services and Instruction

Date/Time: Thursday, October 19, 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Room: 104/105

Program Description

In this presentation Yavapai College librarians will explain Open Educational Resources (OER), the OER movement, and the importance of Creative Commons licenses. Learn how librarians can support faculty/staff at your institution through understanding these current trends in academia.

Learning outcomes:

  • Explain the OER movement.
  • Discover how librarians can assist in OER adoption at your institution.
  • Introduce CC licensing & its importance to the OER movement.

Presenter Bios

OER Librarian Carrie Meakins-Farnsworth holds an MIRLS from the University of Arizona and comes with a background in K-12 education. Her current librarian superpowers are OER faculty outreach, curating OER resources, a member of the Yavapai College Library Instruction Team, and Carrie recently acquired a certificate in Creative Commons licensing.

Shelly Gilliam is the Manager of Public Services & Instruction at the Yavapai College Library and holds an MLIS from the University of Arizona. Her librarian superpowers are leading the Library Instruction Team, OER team, Reference & Circulation services, and Shelly recently acquired a certificate in Creative Commons licensing. 

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