Versioning History

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Version Date Change
1.01 May 15/16 Guide published in the B.C. Open Textbook Collection.
1.02 Jul 28/17 Added section called The Adopting Open Textbooks Workshop.
1.03 Feb 22/18 Removed unnecessary chapters from “Learn More” section and Glossary from appendix.
1.04 Nov 2018 – Sept 2019 Guide underwent an open revision [1]
1.05 Jun 27/19 Changed from Open Textbook theme to Clarke theme.
2.00 Sep 27/19 Released 2nd edition. Updated and expanded original guide.
2.01 Oct 23/19 Added interactive OpenStax map that allows search by adopting institutions and savings
2.02 Jul 15/20 Excerpt taken from “Librarian Advocacy for Open Educational Resource Adoptions and Programs” in The International Journal of Open Educational Resources was added as a chapter called Responses to Common Concerns. 
2.03 Oct 29/20 Changed “ancillary resources” to “supplementary material.”
2.04 Jun 9/21 Added new content to How to Track chapter.
2.05 Mar 14/22 Added Adoption Finder to Finding Open Textbooks chapter.
2.06 Sep 12/22 Updated broken links and ensured links opened in the same tab.
2.07 Oct 31/23 Updated cover image.

  1. An open revision is an openly licensed work that is publicly viewable  during an upgrade or other modification. Editable files and a list of changes are provided during the process.


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