Other institutions and states are working on their own textbook affordability initiatives.
“A University System of Georgia (USG) initiative to promote student success by providing affordable textbook alternatives” as well as “a one-stop service to help USG faculty and staff identify lower-cost, electronic, free, and open educational resources (OER), building on the cost-effective subscription resources provided by GALILEO and the USG libraries.” Learn more.
British Columbia’s current ongoing effort to create “a collection of open textbooks aligned with the top 40 highest-enrolled subject areas in the province.” Learn more.
“CSU’s Affordable Learning Solutions enables faculty to choose and provide more affordable, quality educational content for their students.” Learn more.
“A service of the USF Tampa Library, the Textbook Affordability Project (TAP) helps counter the rising cost of an education by connecting students and faculty with alternatives to full-price textbooks.” Learn more.
Open Educational Resources Network. Learn more.