You’ve decided to write a low-cost eText! You have been brainstorming for years with your colleagues about what a customized text for your course would look like. Now you have the tools and support to do it either alone or as a team. You like that it’ll be offered through the IU eTexts program, that it will include any functionality you choose to enable in , and that it can closely align with your course learning objectives. You read online that IU Pressopens in a new window will be able to work with you to identify deadlines, assist with copy editing, and offer design advice, so you open your email and begin drafting a message to their office.
As you type you think about how much your students will save, and you feel great! You’ve done your part to make higher education more affordable, and you couldn’t be happier.
Write and adopt a low-cost eText
2. Reach out to IU Press.
3. When IU Press and UITS have made your text available to order, confirm that the is open.
3. Visit etexts.iu.eduopens in a new window and click . Select your class, select your eText, and check out.
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Pressbooks is a text authoring and publishing tool available to IU through the Unizin consortium. Learn more at pressbooks.iu.edu.
The textbook ordering window opens February 2 and September 2 for upcoming semesters. Textbooks, eTexts, and DLTs are ordered during this window to ensure that all charges associated with a course are listed in the schedule of classes before students start to enroll.
The Order Tool is open during textbook ordering windows for faculty and IU eTexts coordinators to select IU eTexts materials. The Order Tool is available from etexts.iu.edu.