Building a new publishing ecosystem, based on open principles.
Reading and writing are central aspects of our intellectual lives. While written texts are not the only parts of our media landscape, they maintain a critical place in our culture, documenting human knowledge and experience.
The Rebus Foundation acts as an advocate and champion for new publishing models and technologies. We generate ideas and initiatives for reading and writing on the web, while bringing people and resources together.
open web, open principles
In parallel with our work in open publishing and augmented reading, we are members of the W3C, where we are helping develop a new vision for web-native text. We help combine the portability of printed works with the interconnectedness and flexibility of the open web.learn more!
“Starting an Open Textbook,” a co-presentation with Open Textbook Network, featured team leads from a variety of open textbook projects. They spoke about the challenges they’ve overcome and the successes they’ve achieved. By learning from their experience, we can improve workflows for open textbook development in the future. This month, we were joined by KarenKeep reading "Starting an Open Textbook (Office Hours Summary)"Read On
Since the inception of Rebus, we’ve worked closely with the OER community to ensure that everything we do is informed by the values of the people we support. In addition, we aim to advocate for those values, build them into our tools and processes, and remain responsive to evolving attitudes and ideas as we allKeep reading "The Evolution of Rebus Community’s Licensing Policy"Read On
I am excited to announce the release of the first book in a new series of open textbooks for Introduction to Philosophy courses: Introduction to Philosophy of Mind, edited by Heather Salazar (Western New England University). Introduction to Philosophy of Mind surveys the central themes in philosophy of mind and places them in a historicalKeep reading "Release Announcement: Introduction to Philosophy of Mind [ed. Heather Salazar]"Read On
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