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Open Education Resources (OER)

VIVA Textbook Portal

The VIVA Faculty Textbook Portal is a catalog to assist Virginia public college and university faculty in finding and selecting open and affordable textbooks for their courses in one place. The Portal is part of a wide-scale Open and Affordable Initiative by VIVA to provide no-cost and barrier-free access to course curriculum resources for students and researchers. The Portal contains over 200,000 titles from VIVA’s shared library collections, open access textbooks, and e-books available for VIVA to purchase on behalf of public colleges and universities throughout the state. For more information about the textbook portal, check out the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) website at

VIVA Faculty Textbook Portal

VIVA Faculty Textbook Portal

VIVA Faculty Textbook Portal Overview