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As more academic libraries make the transition to Open Access and Open Educational Resources programming, our role as development and advancement professionals will embrace new opportunities to diversify our prospect pools and update the narrative for supporting the library. From scholarly publishing, electronic resource cooperatives, and the ongoing transition of the traditional academic library to the library of the future, fundraisers should be prepared to speak this new language, too. This presentation illustrates how the Chester Fritz Library took on a new role in promoting the use of OERs at UND, savings students approximately six million dollars over the course of three years.
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Walker, Stephanie R., "Funding OERs in ND: from $0 to $6M in savings in 3 years" (2018). Librarian Posters and Presentations. 8.