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March 3, 2017 (University of North Texas) Open Textbook Network’s affordable and free textbook options presented to faculty, staff

January, 2017 | (US Department of Education) Higher Education Supplement to the National Education Technology Plan

November 15, 2016 | (The University Daily Kansan) How some KU professors are saving students money on textbooks

November 14, 2016 | (OhioLINK) OhioLINK takes steps toward textbook affordability

November, 2016 | (Against the Grain) Momentum Building: Progress Towards a National OER Movement

September 28, 2016 (Campus Technology) | Rhode Island Open Textbook Initiative to Save Students $5 Million Annually

September 12, 2016 (Illinois Public Media) | Open Textbook Network

August 19, 2016 (EdSurge) | The Digital Library’s Best-Kept Secret

August 8, 2016 (University of MN) | U of M hosts summit to improve student success with open textbooks

May 31, 2016 (American Libraries) | Pushing for Open Textbooks

April 21, 2016 (Campus Technology) | OER in Higher Ed: ‘Huge Awareness-Raising Effort Needed’

April 20, 2016 (Campus Technology) | The Price Is Still Right: 15 Sites for Free Digital Textbooks

March 4, 2016 (Daily Tarheel) | Open source textbooks becoming a better option

March 2, 2016 (Econotimes) | Students say textbooks are too expensive – could an open access model be the answer?

March 1, 2016 (The Conversation) | Students say textbooks are too expensive – could an open access model be the answer?

December 3, 2015 (WEAU) | UW-Stout receives “Open Textbook” grant

November 4, 2015 (Grand Forks Herald) | On Campus: North Dakota University System to continue support for open textbook initiative

November 3, 2015 (Campus Technology) | U Wisconsin Stout Gets Grant for Open Textbook Pilot

November 2, 2015 (Education Dive) | U of Minnesota at OER forefront

AWARD – October, 2015 (The Charleston Advisor) | Fourteenth Annual Readers’ Choice Awards – Best Content (PDF)

October 29, 2015 (MN Daily) | U leads free textbook charge

October 27, 2015 (Campus Technology) | Open Textbook Network Saves Students $1.5 Million, Inspires OER Senate Bill

October 27, 2015 (MN Daily) | As prices soar, U expands oasis of free textbooks

October 26, 2015 (Star Tribune) | University of Minnesota takes lead in promoting free college textbooks

October 21, 2015 (University of MN) | U of M’s Open Textbook Network reports student savings of $1.5 million from open textbooks

October 19, 2015 (Prairie Public News) | Survey: ND college professors know ‘open source materials,’ but some have questions

October 9, 2015 (KARE 11) | Sens. Franken and Durbin propose free textbooks for college

September 18, 2015 (Colorado State University) | Open forum on open textbooks at Morgan Library Sept. 22

September 8, 2015 (Chronicle of Higher Education) | Why You Ought to Think Twice Before Assigning a Pricey Textbook

September 5, 2015 (Grand Forks Herald) | Higher ed tries to address changing landscape of costly textbooks

September 1, 2015 (Time Money) | Is This the Solution to Crazy High Textbook Prices?

August 14, 2015 (kiplinger.com) | How to Cut Your Textbook Costs in Half — or More

August 9, 2015 (Big Ten Network) | Minnesota program ‘opens’ textbooks across the country

August 5, 2015 (kare11.com) | U of M explores free textbooks for students

August 3, 2015 (Campus Technology) | First Open Textbook Conference Scheduled in Minneapolis

July 31, 2015 (UMass Amherst) | UMass Amherst Participates in First Institute on Textbook Affordability and Open Textbooks

July 29, 2015 (University of Minnesota) | U of M offers first of its kind institute on textbook affordability and open textbooks

March 16, 2015 (opensource.com) | How does your state use open educational resources?

February 25, 2015 (New York Times) | Putting a Dent in College Costs With Open-Source Textbooks

February 4, 2015 (The Exponent) | PSG senator pushes free online homework system forward

January 23, 2015 (USA Today) | U. of Illinois professor creates open-source textbook

January 5, 2015 (Prairie Public Broadcasting) | University system working on open educational materials

November 13, 2014 (CNBC) | Reducing college costs could mean end of textbooks

September 25, 2014 (Tablet PC Review) | Tablets Present Benefits and Risks for At-Home Learning

September 17, 2014 (Tablet PC Review) | Digital Content for Tablets Replaces Traditional Textbooks

August 21, 2014 (Kiplinger) | How to Cut Your Textbook Costs in Half — or More

July 31, 2014 (TwinCities.com) | North Dakota pursuing partnership with UMN free online book program

January 30, 2014 (The Rocket) | Textbooks and access codes financially burden students, university should adopt open textbooks

December 3, 2013 (Minnesota Daily) | Franken pushes for more open textbooks

November 25, 2013 (Minnesota Daily) | Follow CEHD’s lead

September 16, 2013 (CNBC) | Required reading: Textbook prices soar, students try to cope

August 28, 2013 (Inside Higher Ed) | Expense Experiments

June 12, 2013 (Minnesota Public Radio) | Why Minnesota’s use of open textbooks may increase

January 27, 2103 (Chronicle of Higher Education) | Pay Nothing? Easier Said Than Done

August 10, 2012 (Time) | Free Textbooks Shaking Up Higher Education

May 10, 2012 (Inside Higher Ed) | Textbook Alternative

February 16, 2012 (USA Today) | College textbook price cut pursued