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Finding Affordable Alternatives to Costly Textbooks

One of the hardest aspects of adopting affordable learning resources is finding quality content.  This guide aims to help narrow down your search by providing links to general OER collections and subject specific OERs.  The General OER Collections tab will give you access to resources that cover a variety of subjects, including peer reviewed textbooks.  The Find OERs by Subject tab will provide you with links to web sites where you will find more subject specific resources.

Remember your local librarian is also available to help you find affordable learning resources that would suit your class.

"A Review of the Effectiveness & Perceptions of Open Educational Resources As Compared to Textbooks" video from Research Shorts, licensed under CC BY 4.0.

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