T.A.P. Stories

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

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

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 University of South...

USF Professor’s Open Access Experience

USF Professor’s Open Access Experience

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 students’ complaints...

Internet2 / EDUCAUSE Etextbook Pilot

Internet2 / EDUCAUSE Etextbook Pilot

The University of South Florida joined twenty three other universities in the Internet 2 / EDUCAUSE Etextbook Pilot which spanned over three semesters, including the fall 2012, spring...

USF Students Create Mobile App for Buying and Selling Textbooks

USF Students Create Mobile App for Buying and Selling Textbooks

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 the buying...

First-Year Composition Program Experiments with Etextbook Pilot

First-Year Composition Program Experiments with Etextbook Pilot

During the summer of 2012, the University of South Florida’s First-Year Composition (FYC) Program agreed to participate in the Internet2/EDUCAUSE Etextbook Pilot of the fall 2012...