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A stack of books. The words Textbook Broke at Ontario Tech University below.

#textbookbroke is a student-led, grassroots campaign highlighting the detrimental costs of textbooks on student mental and financial health. 

You can get involved in the OER movement at Ontario Tech. Some ways you can do so are:

  • Involvement in the Student Union or Faculty Student Societies
  • Talking about OER with peers, teaching assistants, and professors
  • Participating in on-campus or social media #textbookbroke campaigns

September 10-14: On-campus #textbookbroke campaign

September 10-21: Social media campaigns

What's the Cost Infographic. For an accessible version, email