Q&A with Dr. Wissam Raji, author of An Introductory Course in Elementary Number Theory

“[T]he subject is presented in a way where no mathematical background is required with the exception of the last three chapters.” “[B]elieve in [your] capabilities. It is not about the school you attend, it is all about the inner will to achieve and passion you have for the subject you are studying.” With our release […]

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We Love Resources: the Digital Public Library of America

Perhaps you’ve heard of WorldCat, which is, in brief, “the world’s largest network of library content and services” — but to folks like you and me, that means that we can search across many different library collections for a particular holding. It’s fun, it’s convenient, and it helped Yours Truly solve an Advanced Power Searching with […]

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A Case Study in Obstacles to and Strategies for Negotiating the Relicensing of Third-Party Content

Over the past four years, the Saylor Foundation has developed over 300* college level courses, made up of nearly 28,000 educational objects (essays, textbooks, videos, assessments, etc.).  Initially, our goal was to use the wide breadth of resources available online to build these courses.  We encouraged the use of openly licensed and public domain materials, […]

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