The La Trobe University eBureau is one of Australia’s leading open access publishers.
Our mission is to create high-quality resources for online and blended subjects, at zero cost to the student.
Our published titles have been adopted by academic institutions around the world, granting our authors international recognition.
We offer a range of services so that authors can just focus on writing the content. These include:
Editing and graphic design
Resource promotion and evaluation.
All our publications are peer reviewed to ensure a high standard of published content.
If you would like to know more about creating an open access resource, or have any questions, contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.
HEAR WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT THE eBUREAU
LA TROBE eBUREAU TITLES
Australian Pulps 1939–1959: You go high, we go low
Fighting language endangerment: Community directed research on Sm'algyax
Democracy in difference: Debating key terms of gender, sexuality, race and identity
Research and evidence in practice
The Little Cell Who Lost Its Way
Don't cheat yourself: Scenarios to clarify collusion confusion
Key concepts in the humanities and social sciences
Victorian Aboriginal life and customs through early European eyes
Caesar's triumphs over Gaul and Rome
Gallipoli, Anzacs and the Great War
How to do science: A guide to researching human physiology
Foundations of Biomedical Science: Quantitative Literacy Theory and Problems
Gender-based violence and health care in Timor-Leste
What does the La Trobe eBureau offer for La Trobe academic authors?
The La Trobe eBureau provides academics with professional editing, design, copyright, peer review and online publishing services. The eBureau has a distinctive identity design that is applied to all publications.
To ensure eBureau publications are high quality, library staff coordinate manuscript editing services including structural and copy editing. In addition, expert peer reviewers are engaged based on discipline and internal and external design services are coordinate based on the requirements of each new ebook.
eBureau services also include copyright status checking relating to the use and reproduction of images, audio, video, diagrams and text. This process ensures all published third party materials in eBureau resources meet statutory requirements related to Creative Commons licences in an open access environment.
How does the eBureau promote the scholarship of La Trobe academics?
The eBureau promotes the scholarship of La Trobe academics by making sure ebooks published by the eBureau are highly visible, and discoverable. All of the published ebooks are available to La Trobe students via the La Trobe Reading Lists system or the Learning Management System, and to both students and to the wider community via either the library catalogue, the La Trobe eBureau website, or Google.
How does the La Trobe eBureau support the University Learning & Teaching Plan and Student Success and Retention Plan
The La Trobe eBureau directly supports online modes of learning to create an outstanding student experience.
How will my students benefit from using La Trobe eBureau?
La Trobe eBureau ebooks are high quality, tailored, interactive, multi-media education resources, written by La Trobe academics specifically to support La Trobe courses and subjects.
eBureau ebooks are openly available free of charge from any location, on any device, at any time. Ebooks published by the eBureau are available in a number of formats to ensure equality of access for La Trobe students.
Find out more about student perceptions of open access ebooks
Julien, B. L., Lexis, L., Salisbury, F., Russell, K., & Loch, B. (2018). Human Physiology Students’ Perceptions of etextbooks: Towards Open Access as an Alternative to Traditional Textbooks. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education (formerly CAL-laborate International), 26(7), 38–51.