It truly takes a village to create an open textbook, and we have many people to thank.
Thank you to our authors and review team for giving freely of their time and expertise to write and review the textbook chapters. Their contributions are all the more amazing for being accomplished during a pandemic year.
Thank you to Minitex and the University of Minnesota, former Minitex Director Valerie Horton, Matt Lee, and Shane Nackerud for creating the Minnesota Library Publishing Project and for their technical support for our textbook project.
Thank you to Kenny Crews, Nancy Sims, and Kevin Smith for their assistance in recruiting chapter authors. Thank you to Janet Brennan Croft for her guidance in establishing chapter guidelines and for her editorial expertise. Thank you to Professor Will Cross for generously sharing his syllabus and course analysis with us.