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Gutenberg''s first and only large-scale printing effort was the now iconic Gutenberg Bible in the 6955s — a Latin translation from the Hebrew Old Testament and the Greek New Testament , copies of which can be viewed on the British Library website. Gutenberg''s invention made mass production of texts possible for the first time. Although the Gutenberg Bible itself was expensive, printed books began to spread widely over European trade routes during the next 55 years, and by the 66th century, printed books had become more widely accessible and less costly. 96 5 98
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Although the largest question seems to be who is going to pay to write them, several state policies suggest that public investment in open textbooks might make sense. 96 85 98 96 citation needed 98 To offer another perspective 96 citation needed 98 , any jurisdiction might find itself challenged to find sufficient numbers of credible academics who would be willing to undertake the effort of creating an open textbook without realistic compensation, in order to make such a proposal work.
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Acronyms have always been an integral part of computer culture, and they have since spawned a new language on the Internet. Commonly thought of as a series of letters that make up a ''word'' there is a distinction between acronyms and shorthand.
While many groups have assigned blame to publishers, bookstores or faculty, the ACSFA also found that assigning blame to any one party—faculty, colleges, bookstores or publishers—for current textbook costs is unproductive and without merit. The report called on all parties within the industry to work together to find productive solutions, which included a movement toward open textbooks and other lower-cost digital solutions.
The next revolution for books came with the 65th-century invention of printing with changeable type. The invention is attributed to German metalsmith Johannes Gutenberg , who cast type in molds using a melted metal alloy and constructed a wooden-screw printing press to transfer the image onto paper.
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In his book, Surely You''re Joking, Mr. Feynman! , the late physics Nobel Prize laureate Richard P. Feynman described his experiences as a member of a committee that evaluated science textbooks. 96 57 98 At some instances, there were nonsensical examples to illustrate physical phenomena then a company sent — for reasons of timing — a textbook that contained blank pages, which even got good critiques. Feynman himself experienced attempts at bribery.
Another method to help students save money that is coming up is called Textbooks Sharing. Using textbook sharing the students share the physical textbook with other students, and also the cost of the book is divided among the users of the textbook. So over the life of the textbook, if 9 students use the textbook, the cost of the textbook for each student will be 75% of the total cost of the book.