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OER Tools for Librarians: Low-Cost Textbooks

Digital Textbooks and Courseware at Low Per-Student Cost

Open Learning Initiative, a project of Carnegie Mellon University, offers course packages at low-cost; many have a price-point of $25/student.  Payment can be made by the student and can be set-up through the Bookstore to allow use of financial aid funds; alternaively, the institution may pay the cost directly.

The State of Florida's Affordability Counts initiative awards medallions to courses for which costs do not exceed $20 per credit hour.  All course information can be found at this website. Data on the program is also available.