Guidelines for Designating a Course Section with the “ZERO Textbook Cost” (ZTC/OER) Attribute:
Certain courses at Hostos are now "zero textbook cost" courses. They have been designed so that you do not have to buy any books, and instead will read materials that are available for free.
To find these courses in OneSearch, click on "course attribute":
Then scroll down to select "zero textbook cost" from the dropdown menu:
Many colleges are now looking for alternatives to expensive textbooks, using what are called Open Educational Resources (OER). To learn more about OER projects at Hostos, please see this guide - it was written mainly for faculty, but may also interest you if you are a student interested in learning more.
This guide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
This guide was adapted, in part, from Lansing Community College's Library Research Guide on Open Educational Resources (OER) by Regina Gong, which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.