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PALSave Campus Leaders learn how to launch cost-saving textbook program on their campus

On November 5, 2018 leaders – including bookstore managers, instructional technologists, and librarians – from over half of PALNI’s supported institutions attended a workshop facilitated by the Open Textbook Network to learn how to roll out this new program on their campus. Attendees were trained to encourage the faculty adoption of open educational resources (OER) […]

PALSave Kickoff Webinar

Andrea Cohn and Amanda Hurford, System Leaders and PALSave Admin Team members, recently hosted a kickoff webinar for the PALSave initiative on October 9, 2018.  Covered in this webinar:   Getting started with PALSave Affordable learning talking points Developing campus partnerships and building awareness Conducting student surveys and interviews Preparing for PALSave System Leaders to […]

Registration for 11/5 PALSave workshop with Open Textbook Network

Registration is now open for the in-person PALSave workshop with expert representatives from the Open Textbook Network. It will be held Monday, November 5, 9 am-4 pm, at Indiana Wesleyan University North. Our speakers will cover: Developing successful programs on your campus Strategies for addressing common challenges Tools & resources Faculty workshop preview and logistics Full agenda here. […]

System Leaders Attend the Open Textbook Network Summer Institute & Summit

This July, in Chaska, Minnesota, six Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI) System Leaders spent a week at the Open Textbook Network (OTN) Summer Institute and Summit. The conference provided PALNI’s official introduction to the Open Textbook Network, which PALNI joined this summer. The System Leaders closely explored OTN’s method of introducing the Open Textbook Library to […]

PALNI Joins the Open Textbook Network

The Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI) recently joined the Open Textbook Network (OTN) in order to further its initiatives for affordable education and student success across the state. OTN maintains the Open Textbook Library, and is well known for helping organizations to advance the use of open textbooks and practices on their campuses. They’ve […]

Seeking PALSave System Leaders!

The Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI) seeks applicants for four System Leaders for its PALSave: PALNI Affordable Learning program.   The PALSave team will work across PALNI in support of open and affordable learning. The System Leaders will: Attend the Open Textbook Network Summer Institute (OTNSI) July 23-27, 2018 in Minnesota to gain open […]

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