Media and Publishing Partners

Media and Publishing Partners

College Open TextBooks

Funded by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, College Open Textbooks is a collection of colleges, governmental agencies, education non-profits, and other education-related organizations focused on the mission of driving awareness and advocacy for open textbooks. Activities include training instructors adopting open resources, peer reviews of open textbooks, and mentoring online professional networks providing support for authors opening their resources.

Connexions Consortium

Connexions Consortium is dedicated to the design and development of collaborative, open source code, software efforts and open access educational content that are targeted at supporting education, research and related scholarly activities. The Consortium is a group of organizations and individuals, who work together to advance open source educational technology and open access educational content.


IntraLibrary is a powerful yet easy-to-use digital repository with many personalization features. It integrates with learning management systems and many other applications. With a user base around the world intraLibrary is integrated onto schools, colleges and universities to provide total management of digital resources.


INTELECOM is a non-profit corporation owned and operated by a consortium of 31 California community colleges, has been a leader in the design, production and distribution of distance learning courses and instructional media for post-secondary, secondary and adult basic education. Today, INTELECOM is uniquely positioned as a premier provider of digital learning resources and curriculum-based media for online and networked learning.


Hands-On Lab Inc. LabPaqs are academically aligned boxed collections of science materials that enable higher education students working independently to perform required lab assignments anywhere and anytime. LabPaqs spans the science disciplines including Biological Sciences (Biology, Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology and Nutrition); Chemistry, Environmental and Earth Sciences; Forensics, and Physical Science.


MERLOT is a leading edge, user-centered, searchable collection of over 21,000 online learning materials created and used by over 75,000 registered members, and a set of faculty development support services. MERLOT’s vision is to be a premier online community where faculty, staff, and students from around the world share their learning materials and pedagogy.


SIRIUS offers turnkey solutions for higher education institutions desiring to provide highly interactive online, hybrid and face-to-face courses to students at minimal costs. SIRIUS provides the research-based courses at no charge to institutions and minimal charges to students. It also offers online faculty development programs providing interactive experience in pedagogy and training in the Blackboard Academic Suite.

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