How to Contribute & Author an Open Textbook

Contributing an open textbook

If you have authored an existing open textbook that you would like to contribute to The Orange Grove open textbook collection, please use the Authoring an Open Textbook form to contact The Orange Grove Project Manager.

Authoring a Web or Print Ready Open Textbooks

If you are interested in authoring a new open textbook, please email or send a letter of inquiry to University Press of Florida to determine the suitability of your project for the OGT+ imprint.  Please include your contact information and specify that the proposal is for the OGT+ imprint. 

Kara Schwartz
Acquisitions Editor
University Press of FLorida
15 NW 15th St.
Gainesville, Fl. 32611

OGT+ manuscript guidelines.  These guidelines will help authors create print-ready files.  Title page, copyright, and cover  specifics may vary depending on whether the text is intended for inclusion in the OG or OGT+ part of the repository, but general formatting guidelines remain the same. 

Please do not hesitate to contact UPF at if you have further questions or need more information. Click the "Authors" drop down menu for information on authoring.