These are some affordable resources available to instructors. Check back periodically for updates!


An UMSL-specific faculty support page can be found here, which features a number of helpful guides that simplify the process of integrating the various technologies into your Canvas course. There are also several useful videos, as well as PDF instruction manuals on incorporating things like MindTap or CourseMate. There's also a more general video describing how Cengage can be integrated into learning management systems like Canvas, which can be found at this link. Here is a list of the titles currently in use via Cengage, as linked to by the Triton Store. If you have any questions, shoot us an email at

FlatWorld is an independent publisher with low-cost textbooks. Peruse the courses in the University of Missouri System that are already using their products.

panOpen develops courseware that enables instructors to deploy low-cost digital texts, tailored to course, instructor, and student needs.