DailyDirt: Open Textbooks Starting To Save Students Real Money

One aspect of the open educational resources movement (OER) is open textbooks that are free to use — content in the public domain or with copyright terms that require only attribution (or attribution and share-alike clauses). Open textbooks have taken some time to get written, reviewed and adopted — but now that there are hundreds of these books available, students should be able to use them freely and benefit from (and even contribute to) these educational materials.

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