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OER and Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$)

Information on free and low-cost textbook and courseware options: what they are, how to find them, and programs to support their adoption.

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Open Textbooks and Course Materials

A curated list of top places to look for free and open educational resources:

Discipline-Specific OER Collections

Finding Affordable Materials through the Cal Maritime Library

Electronic resources available through the library are free to use for the campus community and can qualify as free or low-cost course materials, even if they are under copyright. Ask your liaison librarian if you'd like a deeper search.

Open Access Textbooks and Journals

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