What is an Open/Alternative Textbook?
At K-State an open or alternative textbook may be either:

How do I find out more information about the award process?

You can learn more on these pages:

Which faculty have already done this at K-State?

A list of faculty who have received an award can be found on the Open/Alternative Textbook Past Award Winners page.

Where can I find campus support for these resources?

There are several options for support:

What is the Student Fee and how do I apply?

The Student Fee helps encourage conversion and retention of open/alternative textbooks. K-State faculty and instructors may apply for the fee through the Open/Alternative Student Fee Application form.

Who do I contact for more information?

  • Dr. Andy Bennett, Department of Mathematics | (785) 532-0562 | bennett@k-state.edu
  • Dr. Brian Lindshield, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Health | (785) 532-7848 | blindsh@k-state.edu
  • Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship | (785) 532-7444 | cads@k-state.edu