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Open Educational Resources & Affordable Course Materials

The high price of course materials impacts both students and faculty at COCC. On this page, learn more about open educational resources (OER), finding textbooks for students, and lowering the cost of course materials for faculty.


These textbooks are available as eBooks. Students can read them online or download them temporarily to mobile devices.


Physical Textbooks

These textbooks are available in physical form at COCC Barber Library.

  • Titles under "General Collections" are available in on the shelves. COCC students can borrow them for up to 3 months, and students at other Summit institutions can borrow them for 6 weeks. Place them on reserve to limit the check-out period and ensure that all of your students will have access to them throughout the term.
  • Titles under "Reserves" are available at the Barber Library Circulation Desk. The list includes both titles from the library collections and titles personally owned by COCC faculty.

General Collections




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