Open Education Southern Symposium 2018

The Price is Right- promoting and giving away free textbooks

Come on down! Learn how to build, promote and distribute free, high quality textbooks.

Our library needed a simple and functional way to distribute accessible OER textbooks that were created as part of the Wise Open Textbook Initiative, a program which offered faculty a stipend to develop or adopt OER textbooks. We will explain how we tackled various challenges and the tools we developed to implement our solutions. Best of all, we are sharing these tools with your organizations, free of charge.

This presentation provides an introduction to:

The OERx software is free and includes a pre-configured Microsoft Word template designed to build OER textbooks that conform to accessibility guidelines.