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Affordable Learning Committee: About Us

Information and Resources from the Affordable Learning Committee of the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI)

What We Do

The charge of the Affordable Learning Committee is to provide the communication structure needed to build awareness and share resources about alternatives to traditional course materials, such as open educational resources (OER) and library-licensed content, among ALI members; to facilitate educational opportunities about techniques and best practices for implementation, focusing on the library’s role; and to research and recommend further collaboration-based opportunities to the Board.

Meet Our Team


  Amanda Hurford, PALNI   317-747-0507


Andrea Wright, University of Southern Indiana


Justin Kani, IUPUI

Magen Melton, Vincennes University

Susan Frey, Indiana State University

Micah Gjeltema, Ball State University

Sarah Hare, Indiana University

Jan Woodall, Ivy Tech Community College - Indianapolis

Jon Bull, Valparaiso University

David Dunham, Taylor University

News & Updates