Category Archives: Costs

Not the project costs but the hidden costs, e.g. staff time, how long did the book take to write etc.

Institution as e-textbook publisher project workshop group sessions

This blog post was written by Graham Stone, Senior Research Manager, Jisc. As part of our Institution as e-textbook publisher project workshop in Birmingham on 16 June 2017, we asked our projects to cover the following broad themes in their presentations: • Costs: how long did the books take to write, what were the hidden costs? • Benchmarking: cost … Read more

Institution as e-textbook publisher workshop

          Jisc’s institution as e-textbook publisher project is a four-year project investigating the viability of higher education institutions publishing their own e-textbooks. On 16 June 2017, Jisc and the four project teams hosted the first workshop to an audience composed of librarians, learning technologists, senior university staff and academics. The workshop reflected back … Read more

Cost to publish an e-textbook

This blog post was written by Laurence Patterson, Edinburgh Napier University  Opting to produce bespoke learning content over buying-in something off-the-shelf is, in these rather austere and unpredictably inverse times, certainly a daunting prospect. You may have the planning and writing process down to a fine art, it might even be the case that most of … Read more