OER Collective CoP 2024/3

Wednesday, 13 March 2024

The Evolution of the Western Open Books Initiative

This is the story of how Western Open Textbooks initiative evolved from discussions about textbook affordability to the creation of open textbooks. Join Lucy Walton, Scholarly Publishing Consultant, exploring the journey of Western Open Books from inception to its current state, highlighting key milestones and innovations that have shaped its role in supporting high-quality scholarly communications at Western Sydney University.

Lucy Walton is the Scholarly Publishing Consultant at Western Sydney University. With a focus on advocating for open, innovative, and sustainable models of scholarly publishing, Lucy leverages her expertise to foster collaboration and promote inclusive publishing practices. Committed to enhancing accessibility and impact, she drives initiatives that empower researchers and institutions in navigating the evolving landscape of scholarly communication.


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Last modified 30 April 2024