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Saturday, November 26 • 1:30pm - 1:45pm
Textbook Commons: A Tool for Finding Public Domain Course Materials

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Many university courses require students to purchase books that are already in the public domain, or students end up buying overpriced textbooks from their school bookstore. What if there were an easy way to find out whether a course is using public domain materials, or find cheaper versions of the required books? Textbook Commons is a tool being developed to do just that! It lets you search for your course, and will automatically show any public domain resources, as well as a link to potentially cheaper versions for sale online.

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Wes Kerfoot

McMaster University
I'm a software developer who graduated from McMaster University. I have a degree in philosophy, as well as years of experience in software development (both as a student research and TA, and in the industry). I became interested in open access several years ago and since then have... Read More →

Saturday November 26, 2016 1:30pm - 1:45pm PST

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