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Pressbooks: An Introduction
Pressbooks is a WordPress-based online platform for self-publishing books in multiple formats: e-books, webbooks, and print-ready PDFs. The software, which is open source, makes significant changes to the WordPress admin interface, web presentation, and export routines. Although popular with monographs, edited collections, open textbooks, its built-in interactive H5P plug-in also makes it a good choice for Open Educational Resources.
Reasons to use Pressbooks
- Low-medium learning curve
- Downloadable in multiple formats
- Ideal for monographs, manuscripts, blog-to-book, and open textbooks
- Similar to WordPress
- Easy to apply an open license
Thanks to Illinois Library
Resources for Using Pressbooks