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A Shared Belief in Publishing Openly

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Rebus Community is in many ways a perfect bridge between publishing, education, academia, and knowledge exchange—a collective effort that makes a tangible difference in people’s lives. As Publishing Liaison, my role is to provide support and guidance to those working on open textbook projects. The specifics vary from team to team, but the through lineKeep reading “A Shared Belief in Publishing Openly”

March Office Hours: Publishing Programs on Campus (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: Kristi Jensen TahneeKeep reading “March Office Hours: Publishing Programs on Campus (Audio Transcript)”

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Brewster Kahle, of the Internet Archive, gave a talk back in 2004 titled, “Universal Access to All Human Knowledge,” arguing that new web technologies could help realize a world in which all knowledge would be available to anyone for free. Brewster’s vision was a core inspiration for the past decade and a half of myKeep reading “Making books to build communities, building communities to make books.”

Open Ed Week 2019

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We have been deeply engaged in the development of the Rebus Community platform and in writing the documentation that accompanies it, and we’re very excited for the opportunity to share that work as part of Open Ed Week 2019. Join us in celebrating OER from March 4th to 8th—a great chance to meet new people,Keep reading “Open Ed Week 2019”

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)”

January 2019 Office Hours: OER Policy Redux (Audio Transcript)

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Watch the video recording of this Office Hours session, or keep reading for a full transcript. Huge thanks to Mei Lin for producing the captions and transcript for this recording. 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 weKeep reading “January 2019 Office Hours: OER Policy Redux (Audio Transcript)”

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