The mission of the open textbook project is to develop openly
copyrighted (copylefted) textbooks using the free software
development model. The books, developed collaboratively, would
be freely available to download, modify, print and distribute.
Not only are textbooks unavailable to a great number of students in
the US and abroad simply due to cost, few textbooks are universally
suitable for courses in any given subject and many are simply
Open Textbook Project aims to address these issues
effectiveness in the world of free software.
Development has begun!
We are currently working on the website and the interactive tools
with which individual textbook projects will be developed. We'll make
a more formal announcement when there is more ware and less vapor.