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'Open textbooks – an untapped opportunity for universities, colleges and schools' by Vivien Rolfe and Beck Pitt
"Charitable foundations, including Hewlett, Gates and the Saylor Academy, have supported open textbook development, and the work has been transformatory... Aside from the cost benefits to students, what are the other advantages?"
UKSG has announced the appointment of Bev Acreman as Interim Executive Director. Bev replaces Sarah Bull who is moving on to pursue other opportunities. Bev is well known by the UKSG community, having held senior roles at Taylor & Francis, BioMed Central, Springer Nature and F1000. She has also served on several UKSG committees.