Open-source textbooks lighten students’ financial load - Erin Albanese, School News Network

OpenStax offers free open-source digital college textbooks, lightening the financial load for students. GRCC students are using free, open-source textbooks and saving a total of more than $3 million this year. Students Matthew Grotenhuis and Hunter Crum say the option takes weight off their shoulders financially, and they see it benefiting many of their peers. Plus, they say the easy-to-use, immediately available digital resources fit in with what they like and need as tech-savvy college students. https://www.schoolnewsnetwork.org/2019/04/09/open-source-textbooks-lighten-students-financial-load/

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