$4M Grant Helps Expand Open Education Platform Founded by UC Davis Faculty Member

A $4 million award from the California Education Learning Lab will help expand an innovative, open education project founded by a UC Davis College of Letters and Science professor. LibreTexts is an online textbook platform that aims to “unite students, faculty and scholars in a cooperative effort to develop an easy-to-use online platform for the construction, customization and dissemination of open educational resources to reduce the burdens of unreasonable textbook costs.”

Free Textbooks Site Passes 500M Views

LibreTexts, a free textbook project launched by UC Davis chemistry professor Delmar Larsen, has now passed a half-billion page views since it was founded in 2008 as ChemWiki.