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RE-36-19-0089-19

South Carolina State University
Fiscal Year: 
2019
Award: 
$249,376.00
City: 
Orangeburg
State: 
SC
Recipient Type: 
Library
Program: 
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
Program Categories: 
RE-Nat Digital Infrastructures - Project

The academic library at South Carolina State University will sponsor a summit on Open Educational Resources (OER) for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) academic librarians. The project will encompass: a summit for teams of librarians and faculty from HBCUs, a project website, textbook transformation grants, and a series of professional development webinars on OER. The summit's training on OER will empower and equip librarians to become advocates and leaders of OER and affordable learning movement at their campuses. Librarians from public and private HBCUs will be invited to attend the summit.