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Research Guides@Tufts

No-cost course materials & Open Educational Resources (OER)

This guide provides resources for finding alternatives to pricey textbooks and locating open educational resources (OER)

Tisch Affordable Course Materials Awards recipients & materials

Details about each project can be found on the Tisch Library Affordable Course Materials Awards Projects page.

Spring 2023

Brian Brenner, Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • CEE129 Bridge Design and Rehabilitation
Fall 2022

Steven Bell, Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • EN1 Engineering in the Kitchen

Mark Kachanov, Mechanical Engineering

  • ME120 Solid Mechanics
Fall 2021

Katherine Wang, ExCollege

  • EXP0050J Justice is the Best Medicine: Reimagining Healthcare and the Medical Industrial Complex (link to materials)

Summer 2021

Ioannis Evrigenis, Political Science

  • ED191C: Civics Workshop for MA Teachers
  • ED191[TBD]: Intro to Civic Studies for MA Teachers
  • ED191[TBD]: The Declaration of Independence


Spring 2021

Michael Beckley, Political Science

Kevin Cody, Environmental Studies

Jennifer Minnen, English

  • English 1 Expository Writing

Kate Mirkin, Biology

Diren Pamuk Turner, Chemistry

Nicola Solly, English

Apply for an OER Award

Tisch Library is now accepting applications for Affordable Course Materials awards to support faculty & instructor projects to reduce costs for their students by identifying no-cost course materials to incorporate into their syllabus. Find out more and apply!