CLC students save more than $850,000 using free textbooks; college announces Illinois Community College OER Summit
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"The College of Lake County was one of 11 schools chosen to participate in the 2017-18 OpenStax Institutional Partnership Program to encourage use of free, peer-reviewed textbooks on campus. CLC began the program with 3,455 students using the free textbooks, known as open educational resources (OER). So far, in the 2018-2019 academic year, CLC has grown the impact to 8,661 students, bringing the total student savings from OER to $853,715 per year."