These guidelines will help participants complete the Open Education Network Stipend payment request form for participating in the Center for Open Education Open Textbook Library review.

Participants shall perform and submit a written review of a book contained in the Open Textbook Library (OTL) in accordance with the terms of the agency’s membership agreement to the Center for Open Education, before submitting the online claim form for payment.

Please carefully read the following before submitting the online form:

1. Submission of this form certifies I have already completed and uploaded a written review of a book contained in the Open Textbook Library (OTL). I have submitted that review online through the process outlined to me following the faculty workshop. KBOR staff will confirm that the text review has been submitted for you to receive payment.

2. Complete ALL fields online. Your submission verifies that the claim and information provided is correct and the amount claimed is due according to the law. Claim form must be submitted within 10 days of textbook review deadline.

3. Faculty members employed at one of our six KBOR Universities will receive their stipend payment through the university payroll system. Faculty members employed at all of the other system institutions will receive the payment directly to the address you provide. For those system employees, Board Finance Office may require submission of a current W-9 to facilitate payment processing. When a W-9 is required, Finance staff will email the claimant directly and request the return of a completed W-9 form via secure email. The email will be encrypted and the W-9 form shall be submitted via reply to the secure email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..