Textbook Affordability Steering Committee

Since Fall 2015, the Textbook Affordability Steering Committee has worked to reduce textbook costs to be more affordable to students by developing institutional best practice recommendations.

Committee Charter

Meeting Minutes


Textbook Affordability Project Showcase

Information about Course Materials for Students


Our Goals:

  • By Fall 2019, save the students $5 million.
  • By 2020, an AAOT Affordable Textbook Track; a program map that could be met with classes that all have course materials under $40.
  • Increase the number of full faculty who have tried OER from 36% to 51% by June 2019.

chart of accumulated, estimated student savings from winter 2015 - spring 2019. Spring savings total $4,273,695  

Some Accomplishments:

Recommended Resources:

Open Oregon

LBCC Library OER Guide

For more information, contact Michaela Willi Hooper at x4660