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 July 23, 2014Ms. Margo AndersonU.S. Department of Education400 Maryland Avenue SWRoom 4W311Washington, DC 20202Re: Docket ID: ED-2013-OII-0146Dear Ms. Anderson,I’m writing...
On Monday, October 20th, from 3:00 to 4:00pm EDT, SPARC and the World Bank will co-host the official kickoff event for International Open Access Week 2014 with a reception to...
For Immediate Release July 2, 2014For more information, contact: Andrea Higginbotham (202) 296-2296 andrea@arl.orgWashington, DC –  Since 1999, the international nonprofit...

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The SPARC Libraries & OER Forum is a public e-mail discussion list intended for academic and research librarians interested in open educational resources (OER). It serves...

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