This guide is for faculty authors, librarians, project managers and others who are involved in the production of open textbooks in higher education and K-12. Content includes a checklist for getting started, publishing program case studies, textbook organization and elements, writing resources and an overview of useful tools.
AcademicPub is a build-your-own-textbook service that offers students three different options for purchasing the book: digital download, paperback, or hardcover. Instructors can create a customized textbook with book chapters, case studies and journal articles. AcademicPub provides services to track how much royalties will cost for each custom textbook.
Begun in 2013 by Eric Kean, a Math and Viola instructor at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA, It's More Than a Textbook is an online platform that helps instructors create interactive and inexpensive ($15) e-texts with an integrated assessment system.