Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.21
Liaison Imad Alsyouf
Submission Date May 9, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Sharjah
IN-41: Textbook Affordability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.50
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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 University of Sharjah has 8 libraries and more than 375000 books. Students are allowed to borrow the books for up to 4 weeks.
Also, some textbooks are available on the official website.
https://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/Libraries/Pages/default.aspx


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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