KU Libraries and the Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright, in partnership with the Office of Communications & Advancement and the Open Educational Resources (OER) Working Group, are pleased to present a new initiative to acknowledge and express gratitude for advocacy and innovation in course materials affordability at the University of Kansas. Textbook Heroes are members of the KU community who've taken extraordinary initiative to increase access to and affordability of required course materials by implementing and advocating for OER and other low and no cost course materials. Launched in Spring 2019, we hope to announce a new cohort of Textbook Heroes every fall and spring semester.
The Textbook Heroes for 2019 are:
For more information about Textbook Heroes, or to nominate someone as a potential Hero, contact Scholarly Communication Librarian Josh Bolick at firstname.lastname@example.org.