eCore is a program of the University System of Georgia, in which affiliate institutions collaborate to offer general education courses to students in an online setting. All eCore courses include free and open digital textbooks and resources at no additional cost to student. eCore is supported by the USG’s eCampus.
Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation (formerly AMAC)
Georgia Tech’s Center for Inclusive Design & Innovation is committed to the promotion of technological innovation and the development of user-centered research, products, and services for individuals with disabilities. They address unmet needs in higher education, government, non-profits, and corporations by providing accessible and inclusive environments for all.
Based at Rice University, OpenStax is a nonprofit focused on improving student access to education and learning. They publish peer-reviewed, openly licensed college textbooks that are free online and low cost in print. Their first textbook was published in 2012, and their library has grown to more than 40 books for high school and college.
University of North Georgia Press
The University of North Georgia Press is a scholarly, peer-reviewed press, whose primary function is to promote education and research, with a special emphasis on innovative scholarship and pedagogy. Through partnerships with Affordable Learning Georgia and others, UNG Press is the leading university press in the state for open educational resources and open textbooks.
Georgia’s virtual library, is an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. At its core, GALILEO is an online library portal to authoritative, subscription-only information that isn’t available through free search engines. It’s programs include GALILEO Search, Affordable Learning Georgia, Digital Library of Georgia and GALILEO Interconnected Libraries.
University System of Georgia
The University System of Georgia is composed of 26 higher education institutions including four research universities, four comprehensive universities, nine state universities and nine state colleges. It also includes the Georgia Public Library Service, GALILEO, and the Georgia Archives. Affordable Learning Georgia is a USG initiative.