Keith Devlin on Self-Publishing

“The procedure is so ridiculously straightforward, I can see no reason why anyone should ever publish another textbook a different way, given the huge expense of textbooks.”

Read the whole thing:  http://devlinsangle.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-future-of-textbook-publishing-is-us.html

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2 comments

  1. […] learning.  In light of the exciting developments in free and open texts, as well as the ease of self-publishing, I’m inclined to think that the $100 expense is not nearly as worthwhile as it used to be.  […]

  2. […] age pushing costs higher is even crazier in light of the point that many have already made:  it is incredibly easy and inexpensive (other than human time and effort) to self-publish a text.  Instead, we can and must make these […]

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