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Open Access & Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$)

Use this guide to develop materials in response to the Affordable Learning Solutions Campaign.

About the AL$ Project

CSU’s Affordable Learning Solutions enables faculty to choose and provide more affordable, quality educational content for their students.

By reducing CSU student course material expenses, more students acquire the course materials they need to succeed and benefit from their CSU learning experience.

Now, CSU faculty and students have greater access to quality free and low-cost learning materials through a variety of ALS programs and partnerships.

The CSU, Affordable Learning Solutions

Your CSULB AL$ Team

Rico Ovalles

CSULB AL$ Co-Coordinator
Manager, Alternative Materials
Forty-Niner Shops, Inc. - University Bookstore


Tracey Mayfield

CSULB AL$ Co-Cordinator


Rochelle McCoy

CSULB AL$ Member
Textbook Dept Manager
Forty-Niner Shops, Inc. - University Bookstore


Michelle DeMars

CSULB AL$ Member
Heath Sciences Librarian
University Library




This guide has been adapted from Maryann Hight's excellent LibGuide at CSU Stanislaus Library.  Adapted with permission by Michelle DeMars, Chloé Pascual and Tracey Mayfield.