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Alternative Textbooks (Open Educational Resources) Guide: Alternative Textbook Grant (2017)

This guide is about UK Libraries' Alternative Textbook Program. It also provides an overview of free online peer-reviewed textbooks and offers assistance with finding and adapting them for courses.

Alternative Textbook Grant Program (Academic Year 2017)

In Fall 2016, UK Libraries invited faculty to apply for a grant in support of the adoption of an alternative textbook, open course content, or UK Libraries' licensed resource(s) as a replacement to traditional commercial textbooks.  Each of the following faculty has received a grant of $1,500 for their proposals. 

Grant Recipients (by Last Name) Department and College
Ming-Yuan Chih Department of Clinical Science, College of Health Sciences
Claire Clark Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine
Robin Cooper Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
Sara Ellis-Hebble Department of Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences
Rachel Farr Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
Christopher Huggins Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences
Alexandre Martin Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
Vincent Venditto Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy

A new round of the Program has been announced.  Click here to view the details.