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Open and Affordable Educational Resources

This is a guide on all things OPEN for Penn State Altoona instructors!

Electronic and Course Reserves

Electronic and course reserves provide free access to articles and books.

  • The library assumes responsibility for copyright compliance, paying to make the materials available.
  • 15-20% of the total pages in a work may be posted on e-reserve each semester.
    • Short works can be posted in full if they don't exceed the limit of the item in which they appear.
  • For questions about e-reserves and course reserves, contact Gale Biddle at