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Welcome our two new section editors for Introduction to Philosophy

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From a glimmer in the eye of lead editor Christina Hendricks, the Introduction to Philosophy project has grown quickly, with a team of around 20 collaborators working to clarify the approach to and scope of the project. The team have developed a draft table of contents, with seven initial sections to be covered; Metaphysics, Epistemology,Keep reading “Welcome our two new section editors for Introduction to Philosophy”

Open is More Than A License: Why File Formats Matter for Revising & Remixing

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I once wrote a 2500-word essay on why PDFs are terrible, so it’s safe to say that I have some thoughts about file formats (and also that I’m great fun at the right kind of parties). However, it’s also safe to say that not many people give file formats as much thought as I do.Keep reading “Open is More Than A License: Why File Formats Matter for Revising & Remixing”

Call for Contributors: A Guide to Authoring Open Textbooks

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Are you an open textbook champion who wants to help others by sharing your experience producing open textbooks? Melissa Falldin of the University of Minnesota and Karen Lauritsen of the Open Textbook Network are producing a guide to authoring open textbooks and they’re looking for contributors. The guide will be for authors or project managers/librariansKeep reading “Call for Contributors: A Guide to Authoring Open Textbooks”

Call for Contributors: Foundations of Biology

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Would you like to help create an Open textbook for biology survey courses at community colleges? “Foundations of Biology” is being led by a group of authors at Greenfield Community College who are looking to adapt two OpenStax textbooks (Biology and Concepts of Biology) to create a version suitable for the mixed groups that areKeep reading “Call for Contributors: Foundations of Biology”

Call for Open Textbook Editor: The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature

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Would you like to help create and publish an Open Textbook and at the same time contribute to developing a new, collaborative model for publishing Open Textbooks? The Rebus Community is looking for someone to join “The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature” as lead editor. The editor should be either faculty or a Ph.D.Keep reading “Call for Open Textbook Editor: The Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature”

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