Building a new publishing ecosystem, based on open principles.
Books and textbooks are central tools in our intellectual lives. While they are no longer alone in our media landscape, books maintain their critical place in our culture as the documentation of human knowledge and experience.
The Rebus Foundation builds new models and technology for open book publishing and reading on the web, to encourage deeper engagement, and to enable people (and machines) to use and build on books and reading in new and meaningful ways.
open web, open principles
In parallel with our work in open publishing and deep reading, we are members of the W3C, where we are helping develop a new vision for books that are native to the web. We want to help combine the portability of printed books with the interconnectedness and flexibility of the open web.learn more!
Check out this podcast from Mongoose, in which Rebus co-founder Hugh McGuire talks with Greg Bauch about what we have learned from the evolution of online file sharing. The two also discuss the benefits of creating and sharing open textbooks, the opportunities for open education, and some of the goals we’re working toward. If youKeep reading "New podcast conversation with Hugh McGuire"Read On
The Rebus Foundation is a Montreal-based non-profit focused on tech, books, open education, and open culture. We are looking for a UX/Front-End Developer to work on our two initiatives: the Rebus Community, where we develop tools and resources to support the publishing of free, open, and adaptable digital textbooks; and the Rebus Reader, where weKeep reading "We’re Hiring! UX/Front-End Developer (Rebus Community & Rebus Reader) (CLOSED)"Read On
The Rebus Foundation is a Montreal-based non-profit focused on tech, books, open education, and open culture. We are looking for a Back-End Developer to work on the Rebus Community, where we develop tools and resources to support the publishing of free, open, and adaptable digital textbooks. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3Keep reading "We’re Hiring! Back-End Developer (Rebus Community) (CLOSED)"Read On
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