Affordable Textbooks: A Policy Guide
A guide to policy on textbook affordability through the development of open-source textbooks.
U.S. PIRG Education Fund and the Student PIRGs
The purpose of this guide is to provide policy guidance to thought leaders and decision-makers from all levels of institutions and government – from individual campuses considering policies that support open textbook use and development to state legislators that are considering approaches to making textbooks more affordable.
This guide contains:
1. Issue Background
2. Open Textbook Policy Ideas
3. Key Constituencies & Addressing Their Concerns
4. Additional Components of a Good Policy
5. Sample Policies