Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.13
Liaison Trey McDonald
Submission Date March 24, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of San Diego
IN-41: Textbook Affordability

Status Score Responsible Party
0.25 / 0.50 Trey McDonald
Director of Sustainability and Energy Manager
Sustainability
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Does the institution host a peer-to-peer textbook exchange program, textbook lending library, or alternate textbook project?:
Yes

A brief description of the textbook exchange program, textbook lending library, or alternate textbook project:

The USD Associated Students Textbook Reserve program allows undergraduate students to check out textbooks (costing >$100) for undergraduate courses with at least two sections. These textbooks are available for check out up to two hours with the opportunity to renew. https://www.sandiego.edu/associated-students/current-initiatives.php


Does the institution provide incentives for academic staff that explicitly encourage the authorship, peer review, and/or adoption of open access textbooks?:
No

A brief description of the incentives to encourage the authorship, peer review, and/or adoption of open access textbooks:
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Website URL where information about the textbook affordability incentives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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