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!
“Tenure & Promotion,” a co-presentation with Open Textbook Network, featured three perspectives on where OER and tenure and promotion intersect. We spoke about T&P policy, peer review, and changing the academic culture. This month, we were joined by Mark Poepsel (Associate Professor, Department of Mass Communications, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), Jaclyn Stewart (Senior Instructor, DepartmentKeep reading "Tenure & Promotion (Office Hours Summary)"Read On
This is the sixth in a series of reports filed by Donna Langille, a practicum student who joined us for the spring of 2019. We’ll be releasing each chapter as a weekly blog post. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. Minding the Gaps The evolution of Linda Frederiksen’s and Sue Phelps’ Literature ReviewsKeep reading "Reports: Literature Reviews for Education and Nursing Graduate Students"Read On
This is the fifth in a series of reports filed by Donna Langille, a practicum student who joined us for the spring of 2019. We’ll be releasing each chapter as a blog post weekly. Find the complete text at Rebus Community Reports. Proudly Publishing Deborah Amory, Sean Massey, and Allison Brown open up LGBTQ+ discourse InKeep reading "Reports: Introduction to LGBTQ+ Studies: An Open Textbook"Read On
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