Coming soon to Texas State University, Pressbooks!
The Texas State University Libraries will be hosting Pressbooks for OER publishing beginning in Fall 2022. Pressbooks is online software that enables authors and publishers to design and format any kind of book, including:
Pressbooks is used by independent authors, small and medium-sized publishers, and educational institutions around the world. All book formats are produced using templates that are optimized to look great in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. File exports produced with Pressbooks can be exported and downloaded from Pressbooks and distributed or shared however you like. The advantages of Pressbooks include:
For questions or more information, contact Isabelle Antes, Open Educational Resources Librarian: email@example.com
See the OER and Library Resources by College for information on open educational resources in specific disciplines.
To view the courses currently being offered fully with Open Education Resources, please see the Registrar's website at http://www.registrar.txstate.edu/resources/oer
Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely accessible online teaching and learning materials. They can be videos, textbooks, quizzes, learning modules and more. Using OER in your classroom will improve student engagement and success, provide immediate, equitable access to resources, save money for your students, and provide you a venue to use flexible, high-quality learning materials in your individualized curriculum. This guide collects the best-of-the-best OER and organizes them by college and department. Take a look and see what is available in your discipline.
Tips for finding and using OER and other affordable content:
Links to more detailed information about OER and copyright: