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Alternative Textbooks (Open Educational Resources): Awardees 2017

This guide provides an overview of alternative textbooks (open educational resources) and offers assistance with finding, adopting, and creating them. © 2016-2021 University of Kentucky Libraries. Licensed with CC BY-SA 4.0.

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

This video fills you in on what grant recipients and students think about the Alternative Textbook Grant Program.  If you have questions about alternative textbooks or the Grant Program, feel free to contact:

Jennifer Hootman
Coordinator of Digital Scholarship
University of Kentucky Libraries

Inquiries about the availability of alternative textbooks in particular subject areas can be sent to the academic liaisons of the concerned subject areas or to Jennifer Hootman.