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LATin: South America’s Open Education Publishing Project


Can open source textbooks help students to forgo photocopies in favor of required texts in Latin America? The bold open source LATin project aims to find out.

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Unglueit workpage

Eric Hellman’s, now in alpha, asks an author or publisher to accept a fixed sum of money from the public for the unlimited use of an e-book.

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AEP’s Charlene Gaynor on Digitization in Educational Publishing

Interview with Charlene Gaynor, CEO of the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) on digitization in educational publishing.

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Who is the “Author” of This Book of Tweets?

This article is part of a series on publishing in the Middle East which is sponsored by the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. By Yasmina […]

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Rethinking Rights in a Transmedia World

By Daniel Kalder As President of Brain Candy LLC, Scott Walker is one of the individuals behind the project Runes of Gallidon, an online fantasy […]

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Behold, It Lives! Frankentext! (Or How Textbook Publishing Got So Scary)

• The textbook, the revered embodiment of knowledge for more than 150 years, had turned into Frankentext, The Monster: overstuffed, overpriced, and unloved. • Eric […]

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Flat World Knowledge’s “Freemium” Textbooks Gain 140,000 Users, Average $34 Per Sale

• Flat World Knowledge, a three-year-old textbook publisher, has released 24 titles which are now in use by 140,000 students at over 800 universities in […]

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Argon Fails to Raise Euros for Cory Doctorow Audiobook

By Siobhan O’Leary As we reported last month, German audiobook publisher Argon recently launched an experiment to see if it could raise 9,000 euros in […]

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Argon Verlag Solicits Donations to Release Unabridged Doctorow Audiobook

By Siobhan O’Leary The German audiobook publisher of Cory Doctorow’s book Little Brother is launching unusual effort in the hope of raising enough money to […]

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