Publishing Open Textbooks: A University Press Perspective
- Meredith Morris-Babb, Executive Director,University Press of Florida (UPF)
- Kara Schwartz, Acquisitions Editor and Digital Initiatives Coordinator, University Press of Florida
How does a publisher create a quality open textbook from a variety of sources in varying formats that has a uniform look and pedagogy? The University Press of Florida representatives will discuss:
- UPF production processes and options
- How existing textbooks can be modified to accommodate open access/ adaptable texts
- The need for discreet editions and International Standard Book Number (ISBN) assignments
- The challenges that lie ahead
When: Thursday, October 7, 2010 – 2:00 to 3:00 PM EDT
Format: Webinar Registration is required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. This session utilizes the California Community College Confer (CCC Confer) meeting system.
Fulfilling the Promise of Open Access Textbooks, a 2009-2011 FIPSE special grant project of the Florida Distance Learning Consortium, Tallahassee, Florida
The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER), established in July 2007 by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, Los Altos Hills, CA. CCOER funding is graciously provided by a grant from the Hewlett Foundation.
Please contact David Nelson if you have any questions regarding the webinar, registration, or have suggestions for a future webinar topic or speaker. Thank you for your continued interest in open textbooks.