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Textbook Affordability and OER Standing Committee (TA-OERSC)

Welcome

This site is a resource for the Textbook Affordability and Open Educational Resources (OER) Standing Committee of the FLVC Members Council on Library Services.

Committee Charge

  • To assist and advise the FLVC MCLS regarding creation, development, adoption, and use of affordable textbooks and OER in Florida’s public colleges and universities.
  • To collaborate with the Digital Initiatives Standing Committee (DISC) and Collection Management and E-resources Standing Committee (CMESC) to use existing digital platforms, initiatives, and e-resources collections in support of textbook affordability and OER.
  • To identify and share current trends and best practices in textbook affordability and OER, with an emphasis on the role of the academic library.
  • To provide recommendations to the MCLS for resources and activities to support textbook affordability and OER initiatives in all FLVC libraries.
  • To provide regular reports to the MCLS.