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Mellon Foundation grant funds Rebus prototype for a digital reader

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The Rebus Foundation will research and prototype an open, web-based scholarly reading system, supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The US$75,000, one-year grant will enable a team to focus on an open web-book platform that prioritizes the needs of scholarly readers. Close scholarly reading of texts requires readers to process multipleKeep reading “Mellon Foundation grant funds Rebus prototype for a digital reader”

Rebus Foundation awarded grant from the Mellon Foundation for prototyping a reader-focused ‘open webbooks’ ecosystem for scholarly monographs

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MONTREAL – Feb. 7, 2017 – The Rebus Foundation will research and prototype an open, Web-based scholarly reading system, supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The US$75,000, one-year grant will enable a team to focus on an open webbook ecosystem that prioritizes the needs of scholarly readers. “Close scholarly reading ofKeep reading “Rebus Foundation awarded grant from the Mellon Foundation for prototyping a reader-focused ‘open webbooks’ ecosystem for scholarly monographs”

Office Hours Video: Making Open Textbooks With Students

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In our first Office Hours session of the year, special guests Robin DeRosa, Steel Wagstaff, Amanda Coolidge spoke about their experiences working with students to create open textbooks. Thanks so much to the 38 who attended. And a hearty thank you again to our speakers Robin DeRosa, Steel Wagstaff and Amanda Coolidge and to ourKeep reading “Office Hours Video: Making Open Textbooks With Students”

Office Hours: Making Open Textbooks with Students

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Office Hours: Making Open Textbooks with Students Jan. 31 2 p.m. EST Our next office hours will feature special guests Robin DeRosa, Steel Wagstaff, Amanda Coolidge, and others who work with students to create open textbooks and open content. The conversation will encompass pedagogy, faculty responsibilities, student rights and agreements when students work on open textbooksKeep reading “Office Hours: Making Open Textbooks with Students”

Rebus Foundation Launches Rebus Community

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The Rebus Foundation has launched its first project, The Rebus Community for Open Textbook Creation. The Rebus Community will build a new, collaborative model for open textbook publishing. Its mission is to publish many new, high-quality CC-BY-licensed open textbooks that can be freely used and remixed by educators worldwide. In addition, the community will provideKeep reading “Rebus Foundation Launches Rebus Community”

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