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Opening up LGBTQ discourse with a compelling textbook project

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During June, some parts of the world recognize Pride Month, celebrating sexuality and gender diversity, as well as the importance of individual self-expression. In other parts of the world, however, governments and societies have moved to limit rights, protections, and respect for people who do not identify as heteronormative. Being open about identity is notKeep reading “Opening up LGBTQ discourse with a compelling textbook project”

Libraries at the Front Lines (of everything)

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Are librarians superheroes? Are libraries a real-world amalgam of Themyscira, the Batcave, Xavier’s School, and Stark Industries (but made open to the public)? Yes, I think, especially after this past Friday’s conference of the ABQLA (L’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec / Quebec Library Association). The 87th annual event took place in Montreal on May 24,Keep reading “Libraries at the Front Lines (of everything)”

Opening Up a Can of… Marketing

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What might it mean to do ‘open marketing’? Would it involve being anti-strategic? Foregrounding mechanisms to opt out and ignore messaging? Making advertising and promotional materials that can be reused and repurposed? Demonstrating clarity, accessibility, and absolute truth on Twitter? Said another way, does open twist the objectives of marketing, or does it elicit newKeep reading “Opening Up a Can of… Marketing”

February Office Hours: Developing Maintenance Plans for Published Open Textbooks (Audio Transcript)

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Watch the video recording of this Office Hours session, or keep reading for a full transcript.  Note: If anyone would prefer to not be associated with their comments in this transcript, please contact Apurva (apurva@rebus.foundation) as soon as possible and we will remove any names or other identifying information. Audio Transcript Speakers: Josie Gray LizKeep reading “February Office Hours: Developing Maintenance Plans for Published Open Textbooks (Audio Transcript)”

We’re Hiring! (CLOSED)

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We are currently hiring for two new positions at Rebus! If you care about books, technology, the web, and open knowledge, please consider applying! Back-End Developer (for Rebus Community) The Back-End Developer will work on the Rebus Community, where we develop tools and resources to support the publishing of free, open, and adaptable digital textbooks. See theKeep reading “We’re Hiring! (CLOSED)”

We’re Hiring! UX/Front-End Developer (Rebus Community & Rebus Reader) (CLOSED)

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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)”

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