For information on OER licenses as well as how OER benefits students, please see the Why OER page.
The Washington State Library has funded a trial subscription to a textbook-hosting website called Pressbooks. Olympic College Faculty can author textbooks with this convenient platform until November of 2023. This subscription provides unlimited publishing to all members of the Washington Community and Technical Colleges until the expiration of our subscription. Here are three things to do if this interests you:
Explore the complete Pressbooks Directory here for existing textbooks or OER in your discipline: https://pressbooks.directory/
Check out our modest beginning to an Open Washington Pressbooks page or explore a more developed Pressbooks page like the Oklahoma Press page or the University of Washington page