Creating Open Textbooks: A Unique Partnership between Oregon State University Libraries and Press and Open Oregon State Public Deposited

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  • This article presents Oregon State University’s experience launching an innovative Open Textbook initiative in spring 2014. The partners, Open Oregon State and the Oregon State University Libraries and Press, aimed to reduce the cost of course materials for students while ensuring the content created was peer-reviewed and employed multimedia capabilities. This initiative sought to showcase existing and emerging disciplinary strengths of the University thus creating unique course content that could be shared globally. This article briefly describes the U.S. landscape for open textbook creation and adoption. It demonstrates how this unique partnership has developed, covering barriers and benefits, and what the future could hold for new projects.
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  • Creating Open Textbooks: A Unique Partnership Between Oregon State University Libraries and Press and Open Oregon State Faye A. Chadwell, Dianna M Fisher Open Praxis. 2016;8(2):123-130 DOI 10.5944/openpraxis.8.2.290
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  • description.peerreviewnotes : from journal website: Research articles and innovative practice articles are subject to double-blind peer review by a minimum of two Reviewers. ICDE will ensure global representation in the choice of Reviewers. The editor proceeds to a first screening of the paper. If the submission does not match the scope of the journal or does not meet the journal's quality standards, it will be rejected without external peer-review.
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  • 2304-070X

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