Presentation Title

The Open Textbook Library 2.0

Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

Since its launch in April, 2012, the University of Minnesota's Open Textbook Library (OTL) has been the most comprehensive source for faculty to find quality open textbooks. Traffic on the OTL has increased exponentially over the past three years, as faculty from nearly every country in the world have used it to find affordable, flexible, openly licensed textbooks. In 2015, a much improved Open Textbook Library was released with many improvements that have made the textbooks in the collection more sustainable, more professionally formatted, and more easily adaptable by faculty. Learn about the improvements and how they can help faculty in your school make the most of open textbooks.

Keywords

open textbooks, open textbook library, repository

Related Website

http://open.umn.edu/

Audience Focus

Higher Education

Start Date

7-29-2015 1:45 PM

End Date

7-29-2015 2:45 PM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

David Ernst is graduate faculty and the Chief Information Officer in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. David is the Executive Director of the Open Textbook Network, which works to improve higher education through the advancement of open textbooks.

 
Jul 29th, 1:45 PM Jul 29th, 2:45 PM

The Open Textbook Library 2.0

Since its launch in April, 2012, the University of Minnesota's Open Textbook Library (OTL) has been the most comprehensive source for faculty to find quality open textbooks. Traffic on the OTL has increased exponentially over the past three years, as faculty from nearly every country in the world have used it to find affordable, flexible, openly licensed textbooks. In 2015, a much improved Open Textbook Library was released with many improvements that have made the textbooks in the collection more sustainable, more professionally formatted, and more easily adaptable by faculty. Learn about the improvements and how they can help faculty in your school make the most of open textbooks.

https://pubs.lib.umn.edu/minnesota-elearning-summit/2015/program/53