Please browse through this guide to find open resources that are available as well as opportunities to contribute to and/or create open access textbooks.
Why consider Open Textbooks?
Some of the Benefits of Open Access Textbooks include:
Reduce Costs for Students
Use the same criteria as you would for a print book. Passaic Community College has a great checklist of considerations on their Open Textbook site.
Remember that many open textbooks are customizable to suit your class needs, dependant on the author's applied Creative Commons license.