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JSTOR PALSave Program

JSTOR for course material

JSTOR ebooks as zero-cost textbooksJSTOR logo

JSTOR ebooks published in the last three years are available as course materials.

Once purchased, the ebooks are available for unlimited concurrent use, downloadable as a DRM-free PDF, and are permanently owned by Morgan. Funding provided by a PALNI / Lilly Endowment grant.
For more Information: JSTOR for Course Material flyer
Questions? Email
PALNI logo

Created 1/29/21

Course Redesign Grant

Thinking about redesigning a course? 

Apply for a PALNI Course Redesign Grant.  PALSave

If selected, PALNI will provide you:
  • A module-based learning guide for adopting a zero-cost textbook*
  • Support for the textbook adoption process through email consultation and/or web office hours
  • A $500 stipend
Apply here: PALSave Course Redesign Grant Application
Questions? Email or

*Zero cost textbooks may include open educational resources (OER), library ebooks, or other materials available to students at no additional cost.

Created 1/29/21

Open Textbooks

Open Education NetworkPALSave

Interested in exploring open textbooks?

Attend an hour-long workshop and write a short textbook review from the Open Textbook Library. Receive a $200 stipend for your participation and written review.

What: Open Textbooks: Access, Affordability, and Academic Success workshop
Where: Online via Zoom
When:  Monday, March 1, 1-2pm
Who: The workshop will be led by members of the PALSave Team
How: Register at this link.
Questions? Email or

Created 2/23/21

Swank Digital Campus

Swank Digital Campus

Stream films to your class with Swank

Stream films inside the classroom or assign to students as homework to enhance their learning experience.

Swank includes films from major Hollywood studios, documentary providers, independent filmmakers, international film companies.
Titles currently available: Swank Digital Campus 
Looking for a title?
Request a title: email or

Swank film titles

Created 1/29/21

Student Disability Services

Is your syllabus up to date?

If you still have Christine French listed as Coordinator of Student Disability Services, please update with Connie Burkholder's information.Connie Burkholder

Phone: x6423 
Statement on Disabilities:

Your experience in this class is important. If you have already established accommodations with Student Disabilities Services (SDS) please communicate your approved accommodations to me as soon as possible so we can discuss your needs in this course.

If you have not yet established services through SDS, but have a temporary health condition or permanent disability that requires accommodations (conditions including but not limited to; attention, health, hearing, learning, mobility, physical, psychiatric, or vision), please contact Connie Burkholder, Coordinator of Student Disabilities Services at x6423, via email at or stop by the Morgan Library room 203. SDS offers resources and coordinates reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities and/or temporary health conditions.  Reasonable accommodations are established through an interactive process between you, your instructor(s) and SDS.  It is the policy and practice of Grace College and Seminary to create inclusive and accessible learning environments consistent with federal and state law.

Created 1/29/21

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