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!
The Rebus Ink project (funded by Mellon Foundation) is closed. We have worked hard over the years to build a new open model and platform for reading and using academic materials. While still enthusiastic about the vision behind the project, we weren’t able to see a sustainable future for Ink. We would like to thank the MellonKeep reading "Rebus Ink is shutting down"Read On
We are pleased to announce the publication of a new resource for faculty and staff interested in starting or leading OER efforts at their institutions: The OER Starter Kit for Program Managers! Following The OER Starter Kit, which supports those new to Open Education who want to learn more about OER, The OER Starter KitKeep reading "Launching The OER Starter Kit for Program Managers!"Read On
This project was part of the May 2020 Textbook Success Program cohort. Community isn’t just geographic space, although it certainly can be. Like the concept of “home” it can be emotional, or both geographic and emotional. There are virtual communities, communities of people who similarly identify based on several facets and find a safe spaceKeep reading "Release Announcement: Community Psychology Practice"Read On
- The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is a leader in philanthropic support for education, environment, and global development.
- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is a leader in support to the arts and humanities, directed at the long-term well-being of diverse and democratic societies.