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Reminder on open resources found casually #3056

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harrykar opened this issue Nov 11, 2018 · 9 comments
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Reminder on open resources found casually #3056

harrykar opened this issue Nov 11, 2018 · 9 comments

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@harrykar harrykar commented Nov 11, 2018

https://openstax.org/subjects

@harrykar harrykar changed the title reminder Reminder on open resources found casually Nov 11, 2018
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@eshellman eshellman commented Nov 12, 2018

openstax textbooks are generally excellent.

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@harrykar harrykar commented Nov 12, 2018

openstax textbooks are generally excellent.

good to know but there aren't CS texts; maybe we've to open another one broader book's category here (to include them too)?

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@eshellman eshellman commented Nov 13, 2018

There's a parallel repo for science books
https://github.com/EbookFoundation/free-science-books

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@harrykar harrykar commented Nov 13, 2018

What a dumb am I! was "in house". Ok by the way can you delight me here how is the organization of EbookFoundation - free-science-books - free-other - books etc?
I see only you here are a your initiative ? are you alone ? what's your role (other than an integrator) etc
have to do #3053

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@eshellman eshellman commented Nov 14, 2018

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@harrykar harrykar commented Dec 20, 2018

That one seems a promising source on open knowledge movement https://hewlett.org/strategy/open-educational-resources/ ; you know something about @eshellman ?

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@eshellman eshellman commented Dec 20, 2018

Hewlett has been funding plenty of good work.

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@harrykar harrykar commented Dec 30, 2018

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@harrykar harrykar commented Dec 30, 2018

“There comes a point when a creative work belongs to history as much as to its author and her heirs,”
For the First Time in More Than 20 Years, Copyrighted Works Will Enter the Public Domain

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