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Rice University

Houston, TX, United States
Official Website @RiceUniversity

Type: Private 4-Year, Research University
Annual Enrollment: 6,621

  SPARC Member  


Overview

As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contributions to the betterment of our world. In this tradition, Rice is home to OpenStax, a nonprofit that creates openly licensed textbooks (https://openstax.org/).

Fondren Library is currently investigating ways it can support OER creation and adoption across campus.

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OER Events

OpenStax Book Display

Curious about open textbooks published by Rice’s own OpenStax? As part of Open Education Week (https://www.openeducationweek.org/), Fondren Library invites you to peruse print editions of OpenStax textbooks. These books are on display near the South Reading Room on the first floor of Fondren Library.

Date: March 7, 2018 - March 30, 2018

Scope: OER (open course content)

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Event Summary