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New ALS Brochure

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CSU Affordable Learning Solutions Brochure provides information on ALS programs and partnerships.  

 

 

New MERLOT II Brochure

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CSU MERLOT Brochure provides information on MERLOT programs and services.  

 

 

Add An OER (Open Educational Resources) Search Widget To Any Web Page

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It's free, fast and simple to put OER search on your personal, professional or commercial Web site.

 

Legislative Resources

The California State University is subject to both Federal and State legislation regarding faculty textbook adoption, access to information regarding course materials being used in courses their costs and other subjects.


Affordable Learning Solutions (ALS) - Rent Digital Webinar Series

The webinars provide an overview of ALS, share examples of successful campus efforts to lower the cost of course materials, and review commercial eReader tools provided by publishers and e-textbook distributors. The webinar will also address participants’ questions, comments, or concerns.

  • March 2014 Webinar
    (Recorded Session) (Just PPT)
    • Campus ALS efforts and outcomes @ Cal Poly Pomona
  • February 2014 Webinar
    (Recorded Session) (Just PPT)
    • Vendor Presentation: VitalSource Technologies Softchalk Cloud
  • May 2013 Webinar
    (Recorded Session) (Just PPT)
    • CSU Fresno ALS Initiative
    • Vendor Presentation: Milestone Documents
  • April 2013 Webinar  
    (Recorded Session) (Just PPT)
    • CSU Library Services and ALS
    • SAGE Publishing
  • March 2013 Webinar  
    (Recorded Session) (Just PPT)
    • Campus ALS efforts and outcomes at CSU Monterey Bay
    • Principles of Biology, a born digital etext from Nature Publishing Group
  • December 2012 Webinar
    (Recorded Session) (Just PPT)
    • Campus ALS efforts and outcomes @ CSU Northridge
    • Custom Publishing using AcademicPub
  • October 2012 Webinar
    (Recorded Session) (Just PPT)
    • Campus ALS efforts and outcomes @ CSU Chico
    • Open and custom publication options
  • September 2012 Webinar
    (Recorded Session) (Just PPT)
    • Campus ALS Efforts and Outcomes @ CSU Channel Islands
    • Vendor Presentation: NOOKStudy, Barnes & Noble
  • August 2012 Webinar
    (Recorded Session) (Just PPT)
    • Campus ALS Efforts and Outcomes @ San Jose State University
    • Vendor Presentation: CourseSmart
  • June 2012 Webinar
    (Recorded Session) (Just PPT)
    • Campus ALS Efforts and Outcomes @ Cal Poly Pomona
    • Vendor Presentation: Cengage Learning
  • May 2012 Webinar  
    (Recorded Session) (Just PPT)
    • Campus ALS Efforts and Outcomes @ CSU Dominquez Hills
    • Vendor Presentation, Café Scribe, Follett