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Being "Open" About Cancer: Interview with Barbara Reul

By James Thibeault

While surviving cancer is a difficult endeavor, writing a book about the whole experience and publishing it with an open license is an additional struggle. When Barabra Reul, a music professor, was diagnosed with endometrial cancer in 2020, she underwent numerous radiation and chemo treatments. Reul is fortunately cancer-free and has written two memoirs, Perfect Timing (2021) and Right On Time (2023), which chronicle her treatment and battle with cancer. Both memoirs are completely free to the public with zero restrictions.


Registration Now Open for OER Web Series for Faculty & Staff

By James Thibeault

The Bentley University Library is excited to launch an Open Educational Resources (OER) web series during the months of March and April.

The OER web series consists of three parts, each lasting for approximately 30 minutes. These sessions will be conducted live on Zoom, allowing participants to engage in real-time discussions and ask questions. However, if you are unable to attend any of the live sessions, don't worry! Recordings of each session will be made available to all registered participants, ensuring that you won't miss out on any valuable content. 


Yelling At Floors: Students Stressing About Textbook Costs

By James Thibeault
man clutching his head and screaming
Image by Yogendra Singh from Pixabay 

I still remember the frustration I felt when I returned my math textbook freshman year to the bookstore.

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