OER: From Vision to Action -August 1-2, 2018

The Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) and Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries (Alliance) joint conference OER: From Vision to Action will take place August 1-2, 2018, in Denver, Colorado. Registration and conference hotel reservations are now open.

Registration Rates:

Greater Western Library Alliance or Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries members:

  • $50 full conference (includes opening reception and lunch on both days)
  • $35 one day (includes lunch)

Non-members:

  • $125 full conference (includes opening reception and lunch on both days)
  • $75 one day (includes lunch)

Registration Scholarships:

Two (2) scholarships are targeted to current students in ALA accredited Library Science graduate programs. The other 2 scholarships are directed to library employees in a community college.

The chosen applicants will have their registration fee for the two-day conference (including lunch both days and the conference evening reception) waived. Please note that all transportation and lodging costs are the sole responsibility of the scholarship winner(s).

To apply, please email a 250 word essay detailing your financial constraints and any future or current OER projects presently ongoing in your institution. The request should be emailed by JUNE 11TH, 2018, no later than 5 p.m. PST to: Events@GWLA.org with the subject line “REQUESTING A SCHOLARSHIP”.  Please ensure that your full name, institution, institutional email, and phone are included.  Decisions will be announced no later than Friday June 15th by close of business.

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We hope to see you in Denver!

Conference Planning Committee