Michelle Reed is Associate Librarian and Director of Open Educational Resources at the University of Texas at Arlington. She leads OER initiatives, directs OER publishing, and manages a grant program to advance the use of open resources on campus. She is active in both statewide and national OER efforts, serving on the University of Texas System Affordable Learning Accelerator Task Force, as a presenter for the Open Textbook Network, and as presenter coordinator and curriculum designer for the Association of College & Research Libraries’ OER and Affordability Roadshow. Her research interests include librarianship at the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communication, the impact of OER, and undergraduate perceptions of open principles. She has a background in technical and creative writing and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee’s School of Information Sciences.
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