Open-Access Textbooks and Financial Sustainability: A Case Study on Flat World Knowledge
John Hilton III, David Wiley, Brigham Young University, United States
IRRODL Volume 12, Number 5, ISSN 1492-3831 Publisher: Athabasca University Press
Many college students and their families are concerned about the high costs of textbooks. A company called Flat World Knowledge both gives away and sells open-source textbooks in a way it believes to be financially sustainable. This article reports on the financial sustainability of the Flat World Knowledge open-source textbook model after one year of operation.
Hilton III, J. & Wiley, D. (2011). Open-Access Textbooks and Financial Sustainability: A Case Study on Flat World Knowledge. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 12(5), 18-26. Athabasca University Press.
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