T.A.P. Stories

Read how the Textbook Affordability Project has helped raise awareness among students, faculty, and the community.

Seeking Proposals for New Open Access Pilot

Seeking Proposals for New Open Access Pilot

October 29, 2015 Pilot Summary For a second consecutive year, the USF Libraries and Innovative Education (InEd) are partnering to invite proposals for the development of an open access...

New Open Courseware Released

New Open Courseware Released

On October 31, 2014 Dr. Autar Kaw, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of South Florida, simultaneously released all of the resources needed to complete the online,...

Seeking Proposals for Open Access Pilot

Seeking Proposals for Open Access Pilot

November 5, 2014 USF Innovative Education (InEd) and the USF Libraries are partnering to implement a pilot program that encourages the development of open access e-textbooks at the...

USF Professor’s Open Access Experience

USF Professor’s Open Access Experience

May 29, 2014 Dr. Anol Bhattacherjee is an Information Systems professor at the University of South Florida who understands the burden of expensive textbooks. After listening to his...

Internet2 / EDUCAUSE Etextbook Pilot

Internet2 / EDUCAUSE Etextbook Pilot

April 17, 2014 The University of South Florida joined twenty three other universities in the Internet 2 / EDUCAUSE Etextbook Pilot which spanned over three semesters, including the...

USF Students Create Mobile App for Buying and Selling Textbooks

USF Students Create Mobile App for Buying and Selling Textbooks

April 16, 2014 Marcus Ducheine and Travis Tyson are two USF students behind a new textbook buying and selling mobile application called Swap Shop. The purpose of Swap Shop is to facilitate...