The Open and Affordable Textbook (OAT) initiative aims to reduce the cost of textbooks for NJIT students through the use of Open Educational Resources (OER). The University Libraries, in partnership with the Office of Digital Learning, launched this initiative during spring 2017 semester to increase course affordability by helping faculty to adopt free and low-cost open educational resources.
The NJIT Open and Affordable Textbook Initiative realized a total cost savings and impact for academic year 2017-2018:
OAT Course Syllabi
To encourage more high-impact courses, the Open and Affordable Textbook project team awarded the following eight (8) grants that resulted in a projected cost savings of
$239,150 for academic year 2018-2019.
Accepted Course Coordinator Applications
Accepted Undergraduate Course Applications
Accepted Graduate Course Applications