KU Libraries joins Open Textbook Network

Thursday, August 6, 2015

KU Libraries will be represented at the first meeting of the Open Textbook Network (OTN), Aug. 5-7, to address the challenge of increasing awareness of open textbooks, which can save students hundreds of dollars per semester.

Leaders representing more than 75 colleges and universities across the country will convene on the Twin Cities campus to develop strategies for advancing open textbook programs on their campuses. Participants will also gain expertise in helping faculty understand the negative impact high textbook costs can have on students' academic performance.

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  • Ada Emmett
    Director, Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright, KU Libraries

  • Josh Bolick
    Scholarly Communication Librarian
    Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright, KU Libraries

  • Marianne Reed
    Digital Initiatives Coordinator
    Digital Initiatives & Discovery Services, KU Libraries

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