To increase access to high-quality, low-cost or no-cost learning materials for all students at Buffalo State through the utilization of resources in the library, the public domain, and the creative commons.
Use this guide to learn how to open your course to affordability, to flexibility, and to engagement with affordable and open educational resources. Improving course affordability doesn't have to be complicated. There are basic steps you can take to integrate high-quality, lower-cost learning materials into your course(s) in lieu of traditional textbooks.
If you're unsure of how or where to get started, contact Katie Bertel, Outreach & Engagement Librarian, for assistance in finding, adopting, customizing, integrating, and creating affordable learning materials.
Open 101: An Action Plan for Affordable Textbooks
An overview of learning materials and affordability provided by The Student PIRGs.
Need help finding, creating, or adopting OER/affordable materials? We're here to help! The Affordable Learning Materials team can support you every step of the way. Contact Katie Bertel (ALMI Liaison) for general information and assistance finding materials.