The New Face of Textbooks: Guiding Faculty Toward Alternatives

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Poster session at ALAO Annual Conference 2013, Kent State University-Stark, October 25, 2013

Stack of textbooks

Carrie Girton, Miami University Hamilton
John Burke, Miami University Middletown

Are students at your institution complaining about the high costs of textbooks? Do they continually ask if your library has copies of textbooks that can be checked out? Is it even possible for faculty to require course materials for their students that are not so expensive? Discover how librarians at two campuses have launched a pilot project to work with professors to find cost-effective and appropriate Textbook Alternatives & OER for their courses.  






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