Adaption Guide (BCcampus) is a practical guide about how to customize — or adapt — an open textbook so that it better fits your needs in the classroom and elsewhere. This guide defines the term adaptation and discusses reasons for revising a book, why this is possible with an open textbook, and the challenges involved.
Authoring Open Textbooks (Open Textbook Network) 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.
A Guide to Adopting an Open Textbook (BCcampus) is a reference for individuals or groups wanting to adopt an open textbook. This guide provides details on finding and evaluating textbooks, steps on adopting them, and the use of Creative Commons licenses.
Modifying an Open Textbook: What You Need to Know (Open Textbook Network) is a five-step guide for faculty, and those who support faculty, who want to modify an open textbook. Step-by-step instructions for importing and editing common open textbook file and platform types are included.
Create OER with Open Author
Open Author helps you build Open Educational Resources, lesson plans, and courses (on your own, or with others) — and then publish them, to the benefit of educators and learners everywhere. Select one of our authoring formats to get started:
Open Education Self-Publishing Guide (BCcampus) 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.