Field Notes

OpenStax College recently announced the addition of ten new titles to its catalog by 2017.

OpenStax College, a provider of free electronic textbooks based at Rice University in Houston, Texas, recently announced the addition of ten new titles to its catalog by 2017. Part of Rice’s open educational resource efforts, OpenStax currently has four new titles in production. The ten additions, which will expand the catalog to 21 titles, will be created with the help of US$9.5 million in grants from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, bringing the foundation’s total contribution to OpenStax to $18 million. For information, visit openstaxcollege.org.


The Graduate Management Admission Council, in partnership with publisher John Wiley& Sons, has added access to online content, videos, and study support to its annual print series of The Official Guide for GMAT Review study guides. The online content will include hundreds of retired GMAT questions, which students can customize by format and difficulty level. Visit mba.com/store for purchase information.


Reeher, a fundraising software platform for universities, recently launched its redesigned Targeter tool, with a new user interface, a search bar that supports quicker searches, a tool to allow custom queries of donor information, and a map where users can plot the density of donor relationships by region. Reeher also has added a new donor Relationship Profile screen and a timeline of each donor’s gifts, appeals, contacts, and other milestones from the last ten years. Visit www.reeher.com for more information.