Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, has announced Portland State University as the winner of the 3rd Annual Karen Hunter Memorial Award. The Karen Hunter award recognizes and encourages collaborations that advance information dissemination via technology. Awardees receive US$5000 and support to attend 2021 ACRL Virtual Conference, where an award reception will be hosted.
The team at Portland State University Library demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to the promotion and publication of openly licensed textbooks in order to save students money, increase student retention rates and improve student learning through the development of the PDXOpen initiative.
PDXOpen has provided a tremendous impact on student learning and empowering instructors to engage in new pedagogical models to focus on increasing student success and engagement.
The Elsevier Karen Hunter Memorial Award was established in 2018 to honor Karen’s legacy. In her four decades at Elsevier, Karen led ground-breaking initiatives in scholarly communications in partnership with the research community.Click here to read the original press release.