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Save Money with the UT Libraries

Guide for both faculty and students to use resources already available to them to save on textbook and other course material expenses.

About this Guide

About This Guide

This guide provides ideas for faculty and students to use the UT Libraries to save students money on materials needed for classes.

Faculty section — covers ways in which you can use materials available in the UT Libraries as an alternative to requiring students to purchase a textbook or course materials. These can be used across subjects.

  • Place required books on reserve
  • Link to an article or journal from Canvas
  • Link to an eBook from Canvas
  • Use an Open Educational Resource (OER)
  • Link to a video
  • Link to an online guide or tutorial

Student section — offers students ways to find required course materials and other resources through UT Libraries.

  • Find required books and articles
  • Use hardware, software, and other equipment at UT Libraries
  • Find streaming videos
  • Find test preparation resources
  • Use an online guide or tutorial

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