Learn more about the Maryland Open Source Textbook (M.O.S.T.) initiative, the value and potential of open educational resources (OER) to improve student success, and the people who lead and guide the M.O.S.T. initiative.

What Is M.O.S.T.?

The Maryland Open Source Textbook (M.O.S.T.) initiative supports long-term, statewide scaling and sustainability of fully accessible, openly licensed course materials by providing the collaborative infrastructure Maryland’s higher education institutions need to support effective and efficient OER adoption, adaptation, and creation. Learn more about M.O.S.T.’s vision, mission, history, and path forward.


A wide array of available resources

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Why OER?

Learn more about what open educational resources (OER) are and how they have the potential to help higher education increase affordability, access, and achievement for learners.


M.O.S.T. Team

M.O.S.T. is led by people and organizations committed to leveraging the affordances of OER to improve student success. Meet the staff, advisory committee members, and partner organizations who make up M.O.S.T.


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