Open Educational Resources (OER)

Chabot College uses OER to reduce the cost of college for students, by offering free to low-cost textbooks and various course materials.

What is OER?

Why OER?


Student Resources

Classes with Zero-Cost or Low-Cost textbooks and course materials are designated in Class-Web.


  1. Login to Class-Web.
  2. Lookup class and select a section.
  3. The right most columns will show if the class has either:
    • zero cost textbook icon "Zero Textbook Cost"; Or

    • low cost textbook icon "Low Textbook Cost" - $50 or less

Classes using OER materials can also be found at the Bookstore's OER webpage.


See all the ways students can save on textbook