Joyner Library announces 2018 Alternative Textbook Program recipients

J.Y. Joyner Library is pleased to announce this year’s Alternative Textbook Program recipients. Sixteen faculty were selected for the 2018-2019 program and they will receive stipends of up to $1,000 to incorporate open textbooks, library materials, and/or other free resources in their courses. Additionally, recipients will be paired with a personal librarian who will provide assistance with copyright and identifying possible course materials. The goal of the program is to reduce costs for students while also giving faculty the opportunity to customize their course materials.

Congratulations to the following program recipients:

  • Jaclyn Beierlein, Finance
  • Melissa Cox, Health Education and Promotion
  • Kathy Barrett Dawson, Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Mauro Falasca, Marketing and Supply Chain Management
  • Janne Gaub, Criminal Justice
  • Tim Jenks, History
  • Jin-Ae Kang, Communication
  • Richard Miller, Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Joy Moses-Hall, Geological Sciences
  • Chris Oakley, History
  • Jonathan Reid, History
  • Frank Romer, History
  • Amy Rundio, Kinesiology
  • Debra Rush, Foreign Languages and Literatures
  • Michael Stellefson, Health Education and Promotion
  • Essie Torres, Health Education and Promotion

More information about the Alternative Textbook Program can be found here:


This program was supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.