Advancing Your Goals
Join us for collegial connections and pragmatic recommendations so you can build an open textbook publishing program that fits your context and meets your students’ needs.
Open Education Librarian
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Affordable Learning Instructional Consultant
The Ohio State University
Pub101 is an informal, synchronous orientation to open textbook publishing based on our openly available curriculum. You’ll gain a helpful overview of what’s involved in publishing open textbooks at the project and program level, all the while learning from thoughtful facilitators who are focused on your needs.
Pub101 curriculum is maintained and revised by the Pub101 Committee, a group of experienced library publishers and former Pub101 participants from across the network. It provides a solid foundation from which to build your open textbook publishing vision and operation.
publishing context. However, tools can only do so much! We also offer programmatic and community support.
A pilot group is working with Ketida, a web-based book production platform, and the Open Textbook Planner, a new tool for planning and structuring open textbooks. The pilot group will share their feedback with the Ketida development team to inform future iterations of the tools.
A pilot group is currently experimenting with Manifold, a web publishing workflow, for open educational practices. The group will share recommendations as to whether the OEN offers Manifold to the community beyond 2024.
Pressbooks offers institutional members a complimentary one-year subscription to the Collaboration plan ($400 value). Pressbooks also offers institutional members 30% off single-institution Pressbooks enterprise networks. For more information about this discount, go to Pressbooks.
Scribe is a professional publishing service organization that provides a range of editing, design, and production services. They are experienced professionals who can help you get your open textbook published.
Publishing Tea Time: Sustaining an OER Program
Join Christina Trunnell, Angelique Carson, and Emily Ragan as they chat about growing and sustaining an OER program whether you have no, little, or a lot of resources. We'll be sharing what has worked and what hasn't in our experiences with OER programs.
Manifold Case Study with Northern Iowa University
Join Anne Marie Gruber from Northern Iowa University to discuss the Manifold pilot project, Cornerstone (2nd Edition). Also joining the conversation will be Terence Smyre, University of Minnesota, and Robin Miller, CUNY, both from the Manifold team. This is an opportunity to hear directly from a member of our pilot group about how they're experimenting with the platform.