Rice-based nonprofit adds open textbook titles for algebra and trigonometry, college algebra, chemistry
Rice University-based nonprofit OpenStax College has unveiled three new textbooks and said its growing catalog of free textbooks will save students an estimated $25 million in the 2015-16 academic year.
OpenStax College uses philanthropic gifts from major foundations to produce open educational resources -- full-color, peer-reviewed online textbooks that have the same look and feel as books that cost $100 or more.
All OpenStax College textbooks are available free online and at low cost in print. The publisher, which launched with...