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Title Author(s) Published in Language DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. Abstract R C
DIY eBooks: Collaborative publishing made easy Battle S.
Fabio Vitali
Angelo Di Iorio
Bernius M.
Henderson T.
Choudhury M.
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering English 2010 Print is undergoing a revolution as significant as the invention of the printing press. The emergence of ePaper is a major disruption for the printing industry; defining a new medium with the potential to redefine publishing in a way that is as different to today's Web, as the Web is to traditional print. In this new eBook ecosystem we don't just see users as consumers of eBooks, but as active prosumers able to collaboratively create, customize and publish their own eBooks. We describe a transclusive, collaborative publishing framework for the web. 0 0
Wikibooks in higher education: Empowerment through online distributed collaboration Gilad Ravid
Yoram M. Kalman
Sheizaf Rafaeli
Computers in Human Behavior English September 2008 In this case study, wiki technology was applied to the development of an introductory academic textbook on information systems. While the development, production and distribution of traditional textbooks are influenced by commercial interests, the wikitextbook was developed collaboratively by faculty and by students, and was made available online free of charge. After about two years of activity, the wikitextbook accumulated 564 sub-chapters, co-authored by undergraduate and graduate students in more than 20 classes offered by seven academic departments across three Israeli universities. We discuss the potential of wikitextbooks as vehicles of empowerment to students, teachers, and the discipline. This type of collaborative online technology intimates an influence on the status-quo in academic education in favor of less empowered stakeholders. However, caution is advised in drawing premature conclusions from results reported here. The implementation of wikitextbook should be augmented by a careful study of cultural, societal, behavioral and pedagogic variables. 0 2
End of paper: Electronic Book Technologies White K.
Townsend S.
Collection Management English 2007 Kim White and Sarah Townsend created the End [of] Paper blog while preparing for their panel on "Electronic Book Technologies." In their blog they discussed innovations in creative-critical works, reference works; mass market publications; electronic textbooks; ephemera; and collaborative constructions. They also discussed issues of preservation; standardization; and literacy. Fittingly, their paper was presented in blog format. Exemplary texts from each category were presented. Links to many of these texts as well as the text of the presentation itself can be found on the blog website "End [of] Paper" www.endofpaper.blogspot.com. To accompany your web journey, we are including a bibliography of related electronic resources. © Copyright (c) by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved. 0 0