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Textbook Alternatives


Support for authors and developers of open educational resources

Faculty member and instructors who are interested in making their texts or other educational resources available for use by others should be aware that support and hosting services are available through the WMU Libraries. Open educational resources developed by WMU faculty may be hosted through ScholarWorks at WMU. If you would like to investigate a project please contact Michele Behr (

Consortia, Initiatives and Advocacy

Reports and other information

Textbook Alternatives Workshop

The WMU Office of Faculty Development hosted a workshop on Textbook Alternatives as part of the "Cool Tools" workshop series in March of 2014. The file below is the PowerPoint presentation from the workshop.

Michigan Library Association Poster Presentation

See the attached file for the poster "Textbook Alternatives:  Library Supported Options for Students and Faculty" which was presented at the Michigan Library Association Academic Libraries Conference, May, 2014.