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Open Educational Resources

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 2019

Over two dozen proposals were submitted to the Alternative Textbook Grant Program 2019 and the University Senate Library Committee has concluded the evaluation of them.  The University of Kentucky Libraries is pleased to announce that the following applicants will be awarded grants for the adoption or creation of alternative textbooks for their courses.  

Grant Recipients (Sorted by Last Name) Department and College
Whitney Blackburn-Lynch Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering
Andrew Byrd and Brenna Byrd Department of Linguistics and Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures, College of Arts and Sciences
Arthur Cammers, Susan Odom, and Ashley Steelman Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
RayeCarol Cavender Department of Retailing and Tourism Management, College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Pam Henderson Department of Communication, College of Communication and Information
Hyun Ju Jeong

Department of Integrated Strategic Communication, College of Communication and Information

Kevin B. McGowan Department of Linguistics, College of Arts and Sciences
Sara Police Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, College of Medicine
Erin Richard Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
Leslie K. Scott College of Nursing

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:

Stephen Krueger
Affordable Course Content Librarian
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 Stephen Krueger.