Ryerson University Library & Archives (RULA) is part of a cross-functional team at Ryerson University that will manage the development of the open source technology platform to provide the Open Textbook Library, an open publishing infrastructure system for the province of Ontario designed to enhance and expand eCampusOntario’s Open Textbook Library.
This eCampusOntario Open Textbook Library, developed and shared by BCcampus provides access to over 180 high-quality, academically reviewed textbooks and open education resources (OER) for Ontario post-secondary students.
RULA is involved with managing the project goals of creating a repository and authoring system for open textbooks, and other open content. More information can be found on the Infrastructure For Open Publishing of Curriculum Resources Project website.
Professors interested in adopting or adapting open textbooks can visit the following pages to learn more:
- eCampusOntario Open Textbook Library
- Information for faculty wanting to adopt Open Textbooks
- Press Release announcing the eCampusOntario, Ryerson University to Create Open Publishing Infrastructure for Ontario Post-Secondary Educators, Learners