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California Passes Nation’s First Open Source Textbook Legislation

http://sacobserver.com/2012/09/california-passes-nations-first-open-source-textbook-legislation/

SACRAMENTO – Only a signature away, Governor Jerry Brown will have an opportunity to lower the cost of college textbooks by creating the nation’s first free open source digital library for college students and faculty.

Friday, the California State Senate unanimously passed the first of its kind open educational resource digital library, or (OER), offering students free access to textbooks in the most commonly taken lower-division courses at public postsecondary institutions.


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