The University Library's Open Scholarship Services supports faculty, staff, and students at Iowa State University who are interested in making their work open, whether it is data, research publications, creative works, or educational materials.

Want to learn more? See our About Us webpage for more information about our services. 


2021 OA Week: Events list

Oct 14, 2021 · Abbey Elder

The participation cost barrier of professional organizations — 2021 OA Week

Oct 12, 2021 · Megan O'Donnell, Data Services Librarian

Increasing diversity in children’s books — 2021 OA Week

Oct 12, 2021 · Harrison W. Inefuku, Scholarly Publishing Services Librarian

Author Equity and Transition to Open Access — 2021 OA Week

Oct 12, 2021 · Curtis Brundy, Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communication and Collections


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Upcoming Events

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Open Scholar Cafe: Topic TBD

Thu, Feb 17, 2022 · 9:00 am to 10:00 am

OER 101: An introduction to free and open course materials

Wed, Feb 23, 2022 · 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

In this lecture-based workshop, participants will learn about open educational resources (OER), free course materials that instructors can use in place of expensive textbooks and adapt to fit their course's needs.