We boast 20+ years of experience in offering tools and services that enable your institution to customize our proven textbook affordability program. Discover how to quickly reduce the costs of textbooks and course materials and pass those savings on to students and employees.

Implement a Textbook Affordability Program at Your Institution

Is your Board or Legislators asking you how you are reducing the cost of textbooks?Are your students not able to afford their course materials and consequently not succeeding?

SkillsCommons can provide:

  • Your own hosted Affordable Learning Solution (AL$) portal with customized branding and content.
  • Templates for developing and deploying your own textbook affordability programs.
  • A community of institutions who share their practices and lessons learned.

View real examples of customized textbook affordability programs

Cool4Ed

California’s Open Online Library for Education
www.cool4ed.org

SkillsCommons Affordable Learning Solutions

SkillsCommons’ Affordable Learning Solutions
als.skillscommons.org

Southern University’s AL$
www.suol4ed.org


Tennessee State University’s AL$
tsu-excel4ed.org

Central State University’s AL$
www.centralstateopenlearning.org

Xavier University’s AL$
xula4ed.org


Dillard University’s AL$
www.bleu4ed.org

Bethune Cookman University’s AL$
www.becool4ed.org

Fisk University’s AL$
fuas.fisk.edu


Johnson C. Smith University ALS site

Johnson C. Smith University AL$
www.jcsu4ed.org

Fort Valley State University ALS

Fort Valley State University AL$
www.fvsuol4ed.org

HBCU Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) Community Portal

HBCU Affordable Learning $olutions
www.hbcuals.org