US: Oregon: OSU Open Textbook Initiative

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Date: 2014/02/12
Policy Status: Current
Language: en
Jurisdiction: System
Country: United States of America,
Institution: Oregon State University
Policy license: copyright

Tags: open textbooks

Policy Title: OSU Open Textbook Initiative - Go to the policy
Author(s): Unknown,
Description: "The open textbook initiative is a collaboration between OSU Libraries, OSU Press and OSU Extended Campus that provides financial, technical and editorial support for faculty members to create “open” texts that aim to reduce costs for students and further position Oregon State as a leader in research and teaching."

"In addition to relieving students of ever-increasing costs, these works will also feature interactive content that enhances learning through video, audio and other multimedia. The textbooks will be incorporated into OSU curriculum and include Creative Commons licenses to facilitate their use at other universities at no cost."

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