Answered By: Shannon Pritting Last Updated: Aug 29, 2023 Views: 18
The SUNY Empire Library works with faculty to try to lower the costs of course resources such as textbooks. The Library reviews bookstore selections to see what textbooks we can license or already have as an ebook in our collections.
The library posts what textbooks we own in collections by Semester, which are available here:
If you're looking at your course and would like to see if the library can license your textbook, please reach out to us via emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or submit our Library Resource Acquisition Request.
The library can also help review your course to see if there is Open Educational Resources (OER) available for your course as well.
Some publishers won't allow the library to license textbooks, but we will always investigate whether purchase is available.
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