Posted by: alttextcsueb | February 21, 2011


Welcome to the site for the alternative textbooks project at California State University, East Bay.

While we are working to create alternatives to the expensive textbooks our students are asked to purchase, we know that this process will take time (see our “About” section for more details).

This type of initiative is not unique to Cal State East Bay.  Many of the Cal States are in the process of tackling this issue and there is also a national effort by the College Open Textbooks Community at

Meanwhile, click on the tab “Links to Alternative Textbooks” for links to the sites some of our faculty have created to date.