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Faculty Development Readings
Open Source Textbooks
Faculty are invited to consider the open source textbook collections presented below. For context and analysis of this trend, see Ithaka's briefing paper (2014).
Affordable textbooks curated from online content. About >>
Supported by the Hewlett Foundation, Gates Foundation, Rice University, and others. About >>
"100+ textbooks written by the industry's top authors." About >>
Books in life science and health care from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Project launched by ISKME in 2007, now allied with 500+ content providers. About >>
Open Textbook Library
Partners include University of Minnesota, BCcampus, Purdue, Cal Poly, and Oregon State.
"Peer-reviewed texts written by professional content developers."