This text is beta v1 of the Media 101 Text – a collaborately curated text for media and communication studies students in New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific. A group of academics and librarians across Australia and New Zealand got together at their respective campuses to collaboratively write — or ‘hack’ this open textbook on Media Studies in 2013.
InTech is a pioneer and world’s largest multidisciplinary open access publisher of books covering the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine. Since 2004, InTech has collaborated with more than 85545 authors and published 2315 books and 7 journals with the aim of providing free online access to high-quality research and helping leading academics to make their work visible and accessible to diverse new audiences around the world.
The BC government is working with BC Campus to develop free, online, open textbooks for a variety of popular subjects. The project will result in freely available textbooks for web or mobile consumption, or for download which can be printed by instructors and students for use in their courses. BC Campus has a link to a selection of existing textbooks they have been reviewing on their website in a variety of disciplines.