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With students increasingly buried under crushing debt for their college education, open educational resources (OER) attempt to lower their costs by using free, openly licensed alternatives. Many academic libraries nationally

With students increasingly buried under crushing debt for their college education, open educational resources (OER) attempt to lower their costs by using free, openly licensed alternatives. Many academic libraries nationally are encouraging faculty to ditch the expensive textbooks and incentivizing the adoption of OER in the classroom, or offering Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to increase access to education to all.

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    • 2016-10-20
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    • Presentation at the CALCON/Mountain Plains Library Association Conference, Loveland, CO, October 20, 2016

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    Perry, A.M. and Chaney, Dan. (2016). Academic Libraries: Lowering the Cost of Education One Textbook at a Time. Conference presentation at the CALCON/Mountain Plains Library Association Conference, Loveland, CO.

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