Share your OER

SUNY OER Publishing Pathways

We provide a place where SUNY faculty can share their openly licensed educational material, and guidance for creating.

Sharing your work

Who this is for:

“I wrote a textbook! Do you want to publish it?”

“I got the rights back from a previously published textbook, can you publish it?”

“I wrote all my class materials and have been using them for years. Is this OER? How can I share it with others?”

“I published an open textbook and want to promote it!”

What we do:

What we ask of authors:

Ideally, also:

You provide source files (.docx, .xml, LaTeX)

You provide basic information about the creation of the book such as:

SUNY Community Texts

Submission form for authors submitting their open textbooks
  • Please give an overview of the subjects covered in your textbook, and what classes the text migth be used for. If applicable, please also include:

    • The level of editing done on the book
    • Any subject matter review/peer review the book has undergone, formal or informal
    • A brief description of how you used the material in your course
    • If your book is available in print, and where it can be purchased
  • Is your text available somewhere else on the web? That's great! Please share the URL where your textbook lives.

Creating something new

Writing a textbook or course is a big project, and we are here to help. We can consult and recommend resources for you.

Before you embark on writing a textbook, we recommend a few preparations that will inform your project and help you along the way:

What we do: