Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.03
Liaison Jennifer Kleindienst
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2019

STARS v2.2

Wesleyan University
IN-41: Textbook Affordability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.50 Lorraine Huddy
CTW Librarian for Collaborative Projects
Olin Library
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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 WSA (student government) has a textbook exchange program and the Resource Center provides textbooks for low-income students.


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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Olin Library created a guide about open educational resources (OER) textbooks: http://libguides.wesleyan.edu/oer for an OER panel that it organized to raise awareness of the need for more OER adoption on campus.

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