University Libraries think about textbooks

A colleague of mine highlighted a few articles which explain how university libraries are engaging faculty and providing assistance to switch to open textbooks. Here are the links:
– For more on open textbooks
– The Alt textbook from Temple’s Teaching and Learning Technology Roundtable
CBC radio (Calgary) interview about open textbooks

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2 comments

  1. Joanna Duy

    Hi Olivier:
    In 2012, the BC Ministry of Advanced Education gave 1 million to BC Campus to launch an open textbook initiative, targeting the 40 most highly enrolled undergrad courses in BC. The textbooks (which are open access) are available here:
    http://open.bccampus.ca/

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