Open access textbooks and financial sustainability: A case study on Flat World Knowledge
AbstractMany 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.
Copyright (c) 2011 John Levi Hilton III, David Wiley
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