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Textbook Affordability, Open Textbooks, Digital Commons: Open Textbooks

Open Textbooks

George Fox University is a member of the Open Textbook Network along with over 600 active network campuses. 

"The Open Textbook Network (OTN) promotes access, affordability, and student success through the use of open textbooks.

We believe in the power of open education to transform higher education. Open textbooks not only contribute to student academic success, but also offer faculty the chance to reclaim their courses based on their expertise.

The leadership, actions, and results of our network members drive this transformation, and OTN connects these efforts to pool expertise and promote best practices."

The Open Textbook Library

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Creative Commons (CC)

Creative Commons

Creative Commons

"The Creative Commons copyright licenses and tools forge a balance inside the traditional “all rights reserved” setting that copyright law creates. Our tools give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to grant copyright permissions to their creative work."   - About the Licenses, What our licenses do

- Share Your Work, Choose a License

GFU Open Textbook Initiative Results Fall 2016-Spring 2017

This Library blog post features faculty participants leading to over $118,000 in student savings from open textbooks after our first two semesters!