The aim with this guide is to find ways to make higher education more affordable by reining in the cost of textbooks, thereby easing the financial strain on students. By using open textbooks we show students that the University is dedicated to improve the educational experience for students and also save them money. This will increase equality since all students will have the freedom to access text books from anywhere, anytime.
Definition “Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These free textbooks have been written by knowledgeable scholars and reviewed to assess their quality. It can be read online or downloaded to read offline on various mobile devices.” - Open Textbook Library
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Advantages of using open textbooks include: