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Chemistry LibreTexts

7: Remixing Existing Content

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  • The OER Remixer is a self-service tool to rapidly assemble a customized Remix from existing sources on our comprehensive and ever growing libraries.

    • 7.1: Definitions - Books, Remixes, and TextMaps
      There are three general classes of texts found in the LibreTexts: "Textbooks, "Remixes" and "Textmaps".
    • 7.2: Building Remixing Maps
      Before the OER Remixer can be, it is important to construct a Remixing Map. The gist of this map is to identify the content in the libraries (green) that will map into the organization of the new remix (yellow). This requires faculty/instructional designers to explicitly peruse the Bookshelves of other Course Remixes to identify desired content.
    • 7.3: How to Make a LibreTexts Remix
      This tutorial will walk you through making a customized text using the LibreTexts remixing tool. Before creating a remix you will need to construct a Remixing Map to guide you in making your remix. The remixing tool can be used for simple tasks like creating a book that consists of select chapters of an existing resource or it can be used to create complex remixes consisting of multiple resources potentially across libraries.
    • 7.4: Copy-Transcluded and Copy-Forked Remixes
      The OER Remixer is a self-service tool to rapidly assemble a LibreText from existing sources. This tutorial will include both an explanation of the User Interface as well as a walkthrough of how to do basic tasks.
    • 7.5: Team Remixing
      The facilitate team collaborative efforts within the remixer was expanded to include Team Sandboxes.

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