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Allen, N., & Student PIRGs. (2010). A cover to cover solution: How open textbooks are the path to textbook affordability. Chicago: The Student PIRGs. Retrieved from

Anderson, C. (2008, February 25). Free! Why $0.00 is the future of business. Wired Magazine. Retrieved from

Athabasca University Press. (2008). About the press. Retrieved from

Christensen, E. L. (2010). Open textbook testimonial. [Video file]. Retrieved from

Harley, D., Lawrence, S., Acord, S. K., & Dixson, J. (2009). Affordable and Open Textbooks: An Exploratory Study of Faculty Attitudes. Research & Occasional Paper Series. CSHE.9.09. Center for Studies in Higher Education, 21.

International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). (2011). EPUB. Retrieved from

Johnson, L., Levine, A., Smith, R., & Stone, S. (2010). The 2010 Horizon Report. Austin, Texas: The New Media Consortium. Retrieved from

Keller, K. L. (2000, January-February). The brand report card. Harvard Business Review, pp. 3-10.

Long, K. (2010, November 7). Washington's 2-year colleges out to beat high cost of textbooks. The Seattle Times. Retrieved from

McDonnell, L. (2010). Open textbook adoption. [Video file]. Retrieved from

Middleton-Detzner, C. (2010, July 21). Latest Trends in Open Textbook Research Panel Discussion. [Online presentation]. Retrieved from

OAPEN. (n.d.). Joining OAPEN. Retrieved October 6, 2010 from

Open College Textbook Act of 2009, S. 1714, 111th Cong. (2009).

OPPAGA. (2008, April). Options Exist to Address the Rising Cost of Textbooks for Florida’s College Students, Report No. 08-29. Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability, The Florida Legislature.

Rogers, E. M. (1995). Diffusion of innovations (4th ed.). New York: The Free Press.

Rowe, F. (2010, October 26). What faculty might want to know about open textbooks [Web log message]. Digital Pedagog: Advancing online teaching & learning. Retrieved from

Student PIRGs. (2009, October 29). New Survey Suggests Technology Could Reverse Skyrocketing Textbook Prices. [Online News Release]. Retrieved from

Student PIRGs. (2010, September 30). New Report Finds Switching to Open Textbooks Saves Students Thousands. [Online News Release]. Retrieved from

Student PIRGs. (n.d.) Open textbooks: Licensed to be free online and affordable in print. Retrieved from

Textbook Media. (2009). College students can read their textbooks online for free! Retrieved October 19, 2010 from

Thatcher, S. G. (2010, May 18). What university presses think about open access. Paper presented at the University of North Texas Open Access Symposium. Retrieved October 6, 2010 from

Unwalla, M. (2006, Spring). LaTeX: An introduction. Communicator, Spring 2006, p. 33. Retrieved from

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