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Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG)

Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG) is:

  • A University System of Georgia (USG) initiative to promote student success by providing affordable textbook alternatives
  • A one-stop service to help USG faculty and staff identify lower-cost, electronic, free, and open education resources (OER), building on the cost-effective subscription resources provided by GALILEO and the USG libraries
  • A California State University-MERLOT partner benefit service

Affordable Learning Georgia helps to fulfill the University System of Georgia Strategic Plan Imperative 1:

  • Reaffirm Commitment to Collegiate Access and Affordability: The USG will maintain its longstanding commitment to collegiate access, affordability, and value.

To learn more about how open educational resource and open textbooks can move affordability, choice, and accessibility forward, check out our OER Research Collection page.

(Affordable Learning Georgia. "About." Affordable Learning Georgia. Retrieved from http://www.affordablelearninggeorgia.org/about/about_us.)


Providers of Open Textbooks, Open Courseware, and Other Open Content

Please visit Affordable Learning Georgia to access more links.

  • BCcampus OpenEd
    Open textbook collection includes materials covering Arts, Business, Health, Recreation/Tourism, Sciences, Social Sciences, and Trades.
  • Boundless
    Offering openly licensed, high-quality, customizable digital courseware at a fraction of the cost of traditional textbooks, subject areas include Accounting, Algebra, Art History, Biology, Business, Calculus, Chemistry, Communications, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Microbiology, Physics, Physiology, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, U.S. History, World History, and Writing.
  • College Open Textbooks
    Subject areas include Anthropology and Archeology, Biology & Genetics, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Engineering & Electronics, English & Composition, Fine Arts, Health & Nursing, History, Languages and Communications, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Science, Sociology, and Statistics & Probability.
  • Global Text Project
    Content areas include Business, Computing, Education, Health, Science, and Social Science.
    Offering over 2,500 open textbooks, content areas include Academic Support Services, Art, Business, Education, Humanities, Mathematics and Statistics, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences.
  • Open SUNY (State University of New York)
    Publishes high-quality, cost-effective course resources by engaging faculty as authors and peer-reviewers, and libraries as publishing service and infrastructure.
  • OpenStax CNX (Connexions)
    Available in two formats (modules, which are like small "knowledge chunks," and collections, which are groups of modules structured into books or course notes, or for other uses), content areas include Arts, Business, Humanities, Mathematics and Statistics, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences.
  • OpenStax College
    Offering more than 20 books for college courses, subjects include Math, Science, Social Studies, and Humanities.
  • The Orange Grove (Florida's Open Educational Resource Repository)
    Collections include Open Courseware, Open Textbooks, 3d object models, learning modules, and videos covering Business & Consumer Science; Communication & Information; Education; Engineering & Technology; Health Science; Humanities; Mathematics; Professional, Career & Technical; Science; Social Science; and Visual & Performing Arts.
  • University of Minnesota (UMN) Open Textbook Library
    Subject areas include Accounting & Finance; Business, Management & Marketing; Computer Science & Information Systems; Economics; Education; Engineering; Humanities & Languages; Journalism, Media Studies & Communications; Law; Mathematics & Statistics; Medicine; Natural & Physical Sciences; Social Sciences; and Student Success.

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