Category Archives: Textbook Affordability

Textbook Affordability Program Saves Students nearly $800,000

For the past two years, the university’s library has worked with faculty to save students $797,893* in textbook costs. It’s happened in two ways: through the Open Textbook Initiative, which provided incentives for faculty to use a textbook available for … Continue reading

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Library Textbook Affordability Program Saves Students $315,000

The George Fox Library is working with faculty to save students money through its Textbook Affordability Program. Many required course readings can be found in the library’s vast collection of unlimited-use ebooks. Last year, the library ebooks provided $196,147* in … Continue reading

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The George Fox University Open Textbook Initiative

In the first year since Robin Ashford (E-Learning Librarian) and Gloria Doherty (Hybrid-Learning and Education Technology Director) launched the Open Textbook Initiative at Fox, faculty members saved George Fox students a total of over $118,000 in the 2016-2017 academic year. … Continue reading

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