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Textbook Alternative Program

This guide includes information to support creation of Open Education Resources and the Textbook Alternative Program.

Essential Sources

This extensive collection is backed by a community of faculty and instructional designers committed to sharing academic resources.

Search the rich resources of Creative Commons licensed community.  

JStor has partnered with leading presses on a project to add open access ebooks. Thousands of titles are now available from publishers such as University of California Press, Cornell University Press, NYU Press, and University of Michigan Press.

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Our community supports the Open Textbook Library, a comprehensive resource for openly licensed academic textbooks. All textbooks are free, and the majority are peer reviewed. 

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The Open NJ repository allows faculty and students to find Open Educational Resources (OER) created and adopted at participating New Jersey institutions along with materials created through the Open Textbook Collaborative grant.


Open Source Video


Discipline Specific Learning Materials