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How do I select an Open Textbook?

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.

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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