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Coursera, Publisher Pilot Offers Licensed Content to MOOC Students

 

By Meredith Schwartz, in Library Journal, May 9, 2013 

Beginning May 8, instructors providing Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) via Coursera will have the option to supplement their video lectures with content from major academic publishers Cengage LearningMacmillan Higher EducationOxford University PressSAGE Publications,and Wiley, at no cost to their students.

And that’s just the beginning: “Coursera is also actively discussing pilot agreements and related alliances with Springer and additional publishers,” the company said in a statement.

Full article: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/05/academic-libraries/coursera-publisher-pilot-offers-licensed-content-to-mooc-students/#_

 

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