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If only college textbooks could be free.
“We’ve been trying to get faculty to understand that open textbooks exist, and they’re out there and they can be freely distributed and they’re quality textbooks just like the text books they already use,” explained Dr. Dave Ernst, U of M College of Education and Human Development.
Part of Ernst’s work at the U of M[innesota] to help faculty find books that are free and what’s termed, “open” as in open license that contains a relatively open copyright.
Ernst helped create a website that serves as a sort of go to for professors and students.
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