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Trends, Discovery, and People in the Digital Age by Wendy Evans, David P. Baker

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Skills Portal: a study skills and information literacy portal created with Open Educational Resources

Vivien Sieber

Abstract

Skills Portal is an online collection of Open Educational Resources (OER) for undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students to use in self- directed learning. This chapter considers the process of identifying, evaluating and adopting resources for inclusion and discusses the reusing and sharing of learning materials.The main challenge for Skills Portal is getting students to find and use the materials. The main library website was being rebuilt at the same time, giving an opportunity for liaison librarians, learning developers and researcher developers to link to the resources from their information and teaching ...

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