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August 17, 2005

Wikibooks - open content textbooks


Wikipedia and their parent foundation, Wikimedia, continue to impress me with their innovations in teaching and sharing information.

Now, as another boon to lovers of learning, I've just come across WikiBooks, Wikimedia's open content textbooks. And just like their encyclopedia, these textbooks are open to edits and additions.

· You can learn Spanish, Celtic Irish, or Klingon (no content on the Klingon yet);

· You can learn "How to Build a Computer", which won their Book of the Month Award;

· What about robotics, Shakespeare, or making armor?

· They even have children's books in their Wikijunior section.

Happy reading!

Posted by rigd0003 at August 17, 2005 10:49 AM | Cool web stuff