Free and Open Access Learning Materials

Textbooks and Learning Materials

Audio and Video of Lectures


Discipline-Specific Content

Tutorials on Use of Open Educational Resources

Textbook Affordability

Try some ways to make your learning more affordable:

  • Speak with your professor about submitting their textbook orders to the campus bookstore by the deadline.

  • Comparison shop using ISBN before buying textbooks.

  • Check online retailers for new and used books (but make sure sellers are reliable and that you purchasing the correct version of the textbook).

  • Ask the instructor if it is possible to purchase an earlier, less expensive edition of the textbook.

  • Ask about Textbook Rental at the campus bookstore.

  • Get involved with affordable textbooks campaigns at CalPIRG.

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