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Faculty/staff guide to Open Educational Resources (OER): Print on Demand

This guide is designed to help TCC faculty and staff find, create, evaluate, and incorporate open educational resources for instructional and training purposes.

Print on Demand Q&A

How faculty can request Print on Demand

Handout for Print on Demand Steps

Step 1: Check if your OER course materials are eligible for Print on Demand:

Step 2: Fill out a request form for Print on Demand:

Step 3: ISBN created for PoD course materials:

This step is after PoD options and materials are determined and finalized by the faculty member and the Bookstore. Please review the PoD Steps handout, linked above, for more info.

Note: After ISBNs are created will the PoD options be added to the Bookstore website and made visible to students.

Step 4: Students purchase PoD options via the Bookstore online:

OER and Print on Demand support - Summer 2021

OER and Print on Demand drop-in hours, Summer 2021:

OER librarian Jennifer Snoek-Brown will be holding drop-in hours throughout the Summer 2021 quarter for OER and Print on Demand support in her Zoom room. No appointment necessary -- just drop by anytime during the days and times listed below:

Summer quarter, June 21st - August 12th:

Those days and times don't work for you? You can also auto-book a Zoom chat with Jennifer online here. Just select a day and time that works with your schedule, complete the form, and then it will auto-confirm your appointment on Jennifer's calendar and send you a link to her personal Zoom room. It’s that easy!

Contacts for Print on Demand support

Contacts for Print on Demand support:

  • For help in determining if your OER course materials are eligible for Print on Demand:  Jennifer Snoek-Brown, OER Librarian, jsnoek-brown@tacomacc.edu, or oer@tacomacc.edu
  • To help prepare materials for Print on Demand: Dale Coleman, Interim Director of Learning Innovation, dcoleman@tacomacc.edu, or support@tacomacc.edu
  • To request Print on Demand options in the Bookstore: Sarah Lewandowski-Noble, Bookstore Director, slewandowski-noble@tacomacc.edu, or bookstore@tacomacc.edu

Video for TCC faculty and staff: What is Print on Demand?

What is Print on Demand? 

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