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Directory of Providers

Directory of Providers

Coming Soon!

The California State University Affordable Learning $olutions new Directory of Providers is a resource of low-cost and no-cost course materials for faculty and academic departments that help lower the costs for students. 

The participants in the program offer course materials in formats that provide significant savings over traditional materials. The Provider Profiles include statements and plans for accessibility, demos to review the materials and formats, confirmation of lower or no cost, access and duration options for students, and evidence of effective use on at least one CSU campus.

Please note: Inclusion in the Directory of Providers does not confirm that a systemwide license or agreement is in place between the CSU Office of the Chancellor and provider.


Interested in joining the AL$ Directory of Providers?

You are encouraged to apply for inclusion in the Directory of Providers by completing and submitting the Provider Program ApplicationThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab..

Printable version of the application This link will take you to an external website in a new tab.(for those who would like to work on and collect the required information for the application off-line). When ready, please use the printable version to complete and submit the on-line application.


Content Creation Tools

Commercial and free authoring tools are available for faculty to easily customize their course materials so that their students are only paying for the resources they will use in their course as well as tailor learning materials to their course curriculum.

 

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Montezuma PublishingThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. has been a recognized leader in the custom course reader market for over 30 years. Offering digital and print course readers, copyright services and more at lower costs than traditional print course materials.

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Create your own engaging, personalized, and interactive online lessons with SoftChalkThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. Cloud. Please check with your campus to see they are a participant in the SoftChalk CSU systemwide license. 

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MERLOT Content BuilderThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. is a free website authoring tool for instructors, students, people in the workforce, and communities to create Open Educational Resources. 


Open Educational Resources

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The three State of California Higher Education Systems are working together to provide you easy access to quality FREE and OPEN eTextbooks that everyone and anyone can use for teaching and learning.  Cool4Ed

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The LibreTextsThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. project is a multi-institutional collaborative effort to improve education at all levels of higher learning by developing Open Access Resources.

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The MERLOTThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners and researchers.

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OpenStaxThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. provides free, peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks for introductory college and Advanced Placement courses and low-cost, personalized courseware that helps students learn.

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Your FREE and OPEN digital library of Workforce Training Materials. Preparing the Workforce for 21st Century Employment through TAACCCTThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab..

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