Educ. Code Section 51.451
(1)“College bookstore” means a bookstore that is:
(A)operated by an institution of higher education; or
(B)in a contractual relationship or otherwise affiliated with an institution of higher education.
(2)“Custom textbook” means a textbook that is compiled by a publisher at the direction of a faculty member or other person in charge of selecting course materials at an institution of higher education and that may include items such as selections from original instructor materials, previously copyrighted publisher materials, copyrighted third-party works, or elements unique to a specific institution.
(3)“Faculty member” has the meaning assigned by Section 51.917 (Faculty Members; Use of English).
(4)“Institution of higher education” means:
(A)an institution of higher education as defined by Section 61.003 (Definitions); or
(B)a private or independent institution of higher education.
(4-a)“Open educational resource” means a teaching, learning, or research resource that is in the public domain or has been released under an intellectual property license that permits the free use, adaptation, and redistribution of the resource by any person. The term may include full course curricula, course materials, modules, textbooks, media, assessments, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques, whether digital or otherwise, used to support access to knowledge.
(4-b)“Private or independent institution of higher education” has the meaning assigned by Section 61.003 (Definitions).
(5)“Supplemental material,” with respect to a textbook, means instructional material developed to accompany the textbook, including printed materials, computer disks, website access, and electronically distributed materials, other than material that is part of an integrated textbook.
(6)“Textbook” means a book published primarily for instruction in connection with a particular course or courses offered to postsecondary students by an institution of higher education. The term includes any edition of a textbook or set of textbooks and any item considered supplemental specifically to the textbook, regardless of whether the textbook and supplemental item are sold together or separately.
(7)“Textbook bundle” means a textbook that is combined with other instructional material, such as another textbook or additional printed material, a computer disk, website access, or electronically distributed material, and that is packaged or otherwise offered for sale with that instructional material at a single price. The term does not include a textbook that is combined with other instructional material if that material in its entirety is:
(A)required to be offered for sale with or as part of the textbook, according to a third-party contractual agreement; or
(B)interrelated with the content of the textbook to such a degree that any separation of the material from the textbook would render the textbook unusable for its intended purpose.
Section 51.451 — Definitions,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/ED/htm/ED.51.htm#51.451 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).