Why We Should Expand Our OER Advocacy to Commercial Publishers
Iterating Toward Openness
NOVEMBER 18, 2019
Effective Advocacy. This has been the core of the open source software advocacy strategy – not appeals to altruism, and certainly not moralizing grandstanding – but a rational, self-interested explanation of why a business would benefit from adopting the open source model. There would be huge benefits to the OER ecosystem if we made similar arguments with commercial publishers, helping them understand why switching to an OER model would be good for their business.