Collections and Open Textbooks

51 Is an open textbook an ebook?

An open textbook is often available digitally either as an ebook or online. However, an ebook is not necessarily an open textbook. The identifying feature of an open textbook is the open-copyright licence with which it is released. Sometimes an open textbook is part of the public domain because its copyright has expired or it has been delegated to the public domain by its creator.


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