Adopting and Adapting Open Texbooks

Author Biography

Glenda Thornton is the Director of the Michael Schwartz Library and has over 40 years of professional library service. She serves on the Library Advisory Council for OhioLINK, has been active in the American Library Association and Association of College and Research Libraries. She is a supporter of the Open Movement and most recently served on the Open Textbook Network’s Steering Committee from 2016-2017. With support from the Provost’s Office, in the Spring of 2016, she initiated a successful series of small grants to encourage faculty to adopt or adapt open textbooks.

She received her doctorate from the University of North Texas and her MLS from the University of Oklahoma. She is on the editorial board of Technical Service Quarterly and has authored and co-authored a number of articles on improving library facilities and operations, technical services, and collection management topics.

Program Type

Short Presentation (30 minutes)

Start Date and Time

5-3-2018 10:30 AM

End Date and Time

5-3-2018 11:00 AM


CSU C-M College of Law Moot Courtroom, LB 101


The webinar recording is presented in its entirety. To view this portion of the conference, click on "Link to Webinar" button found at the top right on this page and go to the desired time frame:

Introduction of Glenda Thornton--Marsha Miles: (00:43:13 - 00:44:25).

Glenda Thornton's Talk: (00:44:25 - 01:19:31).

OpenCon 2018 Cleveland

Recorded 3/5/2018 9:45:00 AM

Duration: 3:25:53

Link to Recording


Event Location

COinS Glenda Thornton
Mar 5th, 10:30 AM Mar 5th, 11:00 AM

Adopting and Adapting Open Texbooks

CSU C-M College of Law Moot Courtroom, LB 101