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Curious about Open Educational Practices? Learn more with the Libraries’ Infographic, Guide & Mini-Course

Curious about Open Educational Practices? Learn more with the Libraries’ Infographic, Guide & Mini-Course

By Stephanie Quail You may have heard the terms open education (OE) and open educational resources (OER) over the last few years. This global movement has changed the way instructors use educational resources in the classroom.  OER are free teaching and learning resources that are created by instructors and other experts and use open licences, such as Creative Commons licences. […]

YFile: Opening our eyes to the possibilities of OER

YFile: Opening our eyes to the possibilities of OER

The decision to devote this issue of “Innovatus” to Open Educational Resources (OER) is a deliberate one. Across Canada, there is a national conversation happening about how academic institutions use OER, support OER adoption and creation in the classroom, and how OER facilitate innovative pedagogy.  As the articles in this issue of “Innovatus” show, instructors […]

Featured Collection: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Featured Collection: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

To honour the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30, York University Libraries present a collection of resources, which include print books, e-books, and videos that examine this history, the challenges of reconciliation, and share the stories of survivors. "Orange Shirt Day" began as an Indigenous-led movement to honour the children and families […]

YFile: A project in preservation: archiving digital documents, articles and images

YFile: A project in preservation: archiving digital documents, articles and images

An important aspect of YFile‘s 20th anniversary is preserving its archived content for future generations at York University. What does the process involve when considering a digital publication with such a lengthy history? What should University community members consider when thinking of archiving their digital records? To find out, YFile turned to the archivists at the University’s Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections Department of the York University Libraries (YUL).

York University Libraries Top 10

York University Libraries Top 10

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