These projects identify, and add to the library's collection through purchase, eBooks that can be substituted for required course textbooks. We can work with you to generate a list of suggested titles using your campus course adoption data.
Recommended Criteria: Digital Rights Management (DRM) free; unlimited use; perpetual access
If LOUIS support is needed for your CDA project, please open a FootPrint.
LOUIS libraries can use allocated funds to sponsor Open Textbook Network (OTN) Workshops on their campus. These workshops help introduce faculty to the use of open textbooks in their courses and build administrative and staff support for open textbook adoption.
LOUIS libraries can invest allocated funds to support faculty on their campus who are creating an open textbook and/or open educational resource.
Please note: this is a preliminary application only. LOUIS will contact the person listed in the application for a more detailed project plan.