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MAT: Movement for Affordable Textbooks.

Collected textbook-related resources for faculty, students and administrators.

Open Educational Resources (OER)

Other Sources for Open Textbooks and Teaching Resources

Taken from:


A few large sites:

Open Textbook Initiative (American Institute of Mathematics )

Open Course Libraries (Washington state),

 UBC site (University of British Columbia).  

Links to many more resources:

Research Guides: Discovering Open Educational Resources (OER): Home.

Temple University Libraries guide to alternative textbook projects. 

  • Faculty grant programs: In 2011, the University of Massachusetts Amherst launched the Open Education Initiative (OEI), a competitive grant program to help faculty members make the switch to open textbooks in their classrooms. After disbursing 40 grants of approximately $1,000 each over the course of four years, the OEI projected student savings at almost $1.5 million.