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Open Educational Resources (OER): Alternative Textbook Project

This LibGuide was created to to explain OERs and their use in saving students money on the cost of textbooks while improving learning.

About Alternative Textbook Projects

To promote the use of OER on college campuses, more college and university libraries are starting "Alternative Textbook Projects".  These projects encourage faculty to replace their commercial textbooks with alternate resources such as OER and licensed library content (which is openly available to all members of that institution). This section of the LibGuide will link you to several of these programs.


Alternate Textbooks Projects (by institution)

Learn About Two Alt-Textbook Projects