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AMA (about OER) with Rebus’ Apurva Ashok & Pressbooks’ Amy Song

It’s that time of year again! Open Ed Week! This is an excellent time to come together, collaborate, and swap expertise. For that reason, Rebus and Pressbooks are getting in

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BCcampus OER is Now Discoverable in Pressbooks Directory

This post is a joint announcement with the folks from BCcampus. Clint Lalonde, open education project manager for BCcampus, writes, “Discoverability of open textbooks has always been a challenge, and

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Excellent OER to celebrate during Black History Month and beyond

The purpose of this blog post is to highlight and celebrate excellent open books that are written by Black authors and/or written to address issues of importance to anti-racist educators in the hopes of amplifying those works and contributing to the diversification of the commons.

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Our Favorite Books of 2020

We chose books that caught our eyes in 2020 With the introduction of Pressbooks Directory, Pressbooks users (including the Pressbooks staff) have been discovering OER faster and with more enthusiasm

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Introducing Pressbooks Directory

Enabling the 5Rs with a powerful tool for searching and sharing books When Pressbooks educational product manager Steel Wagstaff heard from a long time client, “I wish there was a

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Update: OEN member discount continued and refreshed

Pressbooks offers institutional and allied members of OEN 30% off single-institution PressbooksEDU networks Together, Pressbooks and the Open Education Network are working to grow sustainable open online learning ecosystems. When

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Announcement: Discount for Minority Serving Institutions

Pressbooks is partnering with Achieving the Dream to offer MSIs 30% off single-institution networks It is very important for Pressbooks to better serve and support communities that have been historically

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Pressbooks.com Scheduled Maintenance: August 9th, 5 – 7 a.m. EST

We intend to perform scheduled maintenance (required database updates) on the server hosting Pressbooks.com between 5 a.m.-7 a.m. ET on Sunday, August 9.  Pressbooks.com will be unavailable at some points during

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Welcome Leigh Kinch-Pedrosa, Pressbooks’ New Head of Marketing & Communications

We’re delighted to introduce you to Leigh Kinch-Pedrosa, Pressbooks’ new head of marketing and communications!  Prior to joining Pressbooks earlier this month, Leigh worked for the past two years with

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Race, Pandemics, and the Work We Choose To Do

Way back in mid-March, we closed our office as a precautionary measure in response to COVID-19, and since then I have been planning (and planning and planning) to write about

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