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!
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Open & Online. Post 3 Open & Online is a series of free weekly community gatherings organized by Rebus Community on a theme related to open textbooks as courseware and online collaboration. Participants receive a free book on a shared instance of PressbooksEDU courtesy of Pressbooks. Remote learning doesn’t mean that students only access andKeep reading "Building Effective Online Assessment"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.