Textbook prices are out of control and they're driving up the cost of college.


Price of a Typical Science Textbook


Rise in Textbook Prices in the Last 30 Years


Students Who Have Opted Not to Buy a Required Textbook Due to Cost

The Solution: Open Textbooks

High Quality

Open textbooks are just like traditional books except the authors published them under an open copyright license.

Free Online

Open textbooks are available free online and for very low cost in print.

More Effective

Open textbooks are as effective, if not more so, than traditionally-published course materials.

Big Savings

Open textbooks can save students as much as one billion dollars each year.

Help Us Transform the Textbook Market

We are a network of college student government leaders who are bringing open textbooks to our campuses.

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