Online Higher Education


Role Of The Library Video


Monroe Community College (SUNY), Mark McBride, Director of Libraries.

Mark is the Director of Library Services of Monroe Community College. He is an Open Education ally and he is particularly interested in the field of meta-literacy. Mark has also thoroughly researched learning spaces, both formal and informal. 

Monroe Community College is a two-year college of the State University of New York and was founded in 1961. Monroe has courses online and at four extension sites. The College has 15,335 students enrolled. Monroe Community College is part of the State University of New York system which enrolls a total of 459,550 students.

NOTE: Links to sources and Transcript PDF at the bottom of this page.




  • Role of Libraries
  • Organizing OER Content (9:20)
  • Challenges (11:10)



Full Transcript (pdf)






Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

University of Minnesota (A)

University of Minnesota (B)

Stanford University


Links Referred To In Video


Monroe Community College

The State University of New York

Comparison of Meta-Editors

OER Commons

Creative Commons

7 Things You Should Know About OER

Instructional Design

7 Things You Should Know About Educational Design

Monroe Community College, Teaching and Creativity Center

2015 Grade Level: Tracking Online Education in the United States

2014 Open Educational Resources In U.S. Higher Education


Further Information


Dr. Gerard L. Danford