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Open Educational Resource Collective Administration Guide for Library Staff

Key Dates

Key Dates for 2022

DIY Open Textbook Author Grants

Milestone Date
Expressions of interest open 31 March 2022
Expressions of interest close 29 April 2022
Recipients announced 5 May 2022
Progress update 30 September 2022
Funds released (based on satisfactory progress update) 31 October 2022
Minimum of first four chapters published 28 February 2023

Communities of Practice

Platform Access

Libraries participating in 2022 retain access to the Pressbooks platform until 28 February 2023.

Allocation of Pressbooks Shells

Libraries must allocate* their 2022 Pressbooks shells by 1 December 2022 to allow these to be created before the close of the calendar year. Unused shells will be forfeit. 

*Allocation includes 2 shells per institution plus 1 complementary shell per winning grant entry.
If required, additional shells may be purchased (up to a maximum of 2 per institution; USD 500.00 per shell).
All shell requests to be made by completing Pressbooks Shell Request Form.