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The open road. Libraries, meet open textbooks.
Clobridge, Abby

PublishedMay 2015
JournalOnline Searcher
Volume 39, Issue 3, Pages 68-70
CountryCanada, United States, North America

ABSTRACT
The article reports on digital textbook options for students. It states that the print versions of textbooks are so expensive that its not affordable for students to buy them. It also mentions about the selection criteria for the use of open educational resources (OER) which include being licensed under an open license, and being relevant to disciplines of focus.

Keywords academic libraries · access to information · British Columbia · collection development in libraries · economic aspects · electronic books · endowments · librarians · New York · textbooks · universities and colleges

ISSN2324-9684
RightsCopyright of Online Searcher is the property of Information Today Inc.
URLhttp://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/103232995/open-road-libraries-meet-open-textbooks
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