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This open, online community is for the Textbook Affordability Campus Coordinators of the California Community Colleges and the California State University, supported by funding from AB 798.    

COOL Voices is always open for its community members to voice their advice, sing praises for successes, and give support for those who need help.

  The California Open Online Library for Education ( team will provide information, resources, and facilitate online discussion forums to support the success of the CCC and CSU Textbook Affordability programs being implemented by Campus Coordinators.The COOL4Ed team will post documents, links to resources, and respond to questions and requests so Campus Coordinators for the Textbook Affordability Programs successfully fulfill their responsibilities and deliver on the legislative requirements.

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Welcome Textbook Affordability Campus Coordinators (TACC)

Dear AL$ /  AB798 Community,

The next AL$ webinar is scheduled for Thursday, August 24th from 12-1 p.m.



  • Introduce the CSU AL$ Team
  • FY17 Campus Reporting Dates and Tools
  • Fall AL$/AB798 events
  • Campus AL$/AB798 resources
  • Save-the-Date: AL$/AB798 annual conference
  • Vendor Presentation: OpenStax Tutor


Click on the ZOOM link to join:


Hope to see you all there!


Thank you,

The AL$/AB798 Team


Discussion Forum

OLC Collaborate - AB 798 TACC Conference, Feb. 2017 Post Conference Resources 2 Replies

The …Continue

Started by Leslie Kennedy. Last reply by Leslie Kennedy Jan 19.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Degree Grant Program (California Community Colleges) 1 Reply

Just wanted to inform you of another OER initiative here in California.The Legislature established the Zero-Textbook-Cost Degree (ZTCD) Grant Program in 2016 to increase the use of OER and enable…Continue

Started by Dan Crump. Last reply by Dan Crump Jan 4.

OLC 2017 AB 798 Conference - Needs, Goals, Desires for Topics 32 Replies

During the TACC Webinar (Monday, Dec. 19th), please Reply to this message sharing your campuses AB 798 needs, goals, and topics you wish to see included in the …Continue

Started by Leslie Kennedy. Last reply by Susan Wilson Dec 21, 2016.

AB 798 TACC Webinars 3 Replies

Hello TACC,The first TACC Community webinar will be held on MONDAY Nov 7, 2016 at 4 pm PDT. The ZOOM location is: …Continue

Started by Leslie Kennedy. Last reply by Leslie Kennedy Dec 16, 2016.

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