Title: Authoring Open Textbooks
Lead Authors: Melissa Falldin & Karen Lauritsen
Project Manager: Karen Lauritsen (Open Textbook Network) / @klaurits
License: CC BY
Target Audience: Authors or project managers/librarians working with faculty authors
Subject: Guide for writing open textbooks.
Released: Read here
Guide for authors or project managers/librarians working with faculty authors who want to write an open textbook. Content will cover author intake processes, timeline development, textbook organization and elements, writing resources and useful tools. This will be the first edition release; ideally it will evolve with time and greater community experience.
We are happy to announce that the book is published, and can be read here! We welcome any feedback, and may require help updating or expanding the book in future.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
If you’re excited by this project, and have ideas about how to expand the book or feedback that you would like to give, sign up to the forum and post below.
RECOGNITION FOR CONTRIBUTORS
This project couldn’t happen without your participation. All contributing authors will be credited prominently in their chapter, the book, the metadata and promotional materials. All editors, reviewers and other contributors will also be credited.
Here’s a list of useful documents: