front cover of Critical Filipinx American Histories textbook showing the class gathered around a table with artifacts on it

Member Spotlight: The Story of a University of Washington Open Pedagogy Project on Critical Filipinx American Histories

The Proposal Having won a competition to develop an open textbook for his Critical Filipinx American Histories course through the UW Libraries Open Textbook Grant program, University of Washington American Ethnic Studies Professor Rick Bonus headed into the fall of 2019 with an ambitious plan: to develop the textbook in Read more…

Open Textbook Network and Coko join forces to enhance the future of open textbook production

The Open Textbook Network (OTN), an organization focused on improving higher education by supporting the use, publication, and distribution of openly licensed textbooks, and the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (Coko), an organization focused on transforming how knowledge is created, improved, and shared, announce their partnership to broaden the production and distribution Read more…

Portland State University Library releases first book from a member of the OTN Publishing Co-op

Portland State University Library, a founding member of the Open Textbook Network Publishing Cooperative, has published Inferring and Explaining by Jeffery L. Johnson. This is the twentieth open textbook they’ve published through the PDXOpen Publishing Initiative Grant Program and the first textbook from a member of the Co-op! Inferring and Explaining is a book in Read more…