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Scholarly Communication: Open Textbooks

This guide will outline what scholarly communication is and its relation to Open Access

Open Textbooks

BCcampus Open Education Self-Publishing Guide

By Lauri Aesoph and BCcampus

Book Description: "The BCcampus Open Education Self-Publishing Guide is a reference for individuals or groups wanting to write and self-publish an open textbook.This guide provides details on the preparation, planning, writing, publication, and maintenance of an open textbook. Copyright, open-copyright licences, and the differences between citation and attribution are discussed as well as the importance of copy editing and proofreading. Checklists and templates are also provided. This guide replaces the BCcampus Open Education Authoring Guide."

The BCcampus Open Education Self-Publishing Guide is free to download or read in multiple formats and can be read online here.

Open Textbook Databases

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