Writing Your Own Textbook


English: A Picture of a eBook Español: Foto de...

English: A Picture of a eBook Español: Foto de eBook Беларуская: Фотаздымак электроннай кнігі Русский: Фотография электронной книги (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Just quick notes from eVolution Conference’s workshop (October, 2012 at University of Wyoming) on how to make an e-book

by Robin Hill, Coordinator of Instructional Computing, and Adjunct in Philosophy

 

  1. Use HTML as the text format, written with an HTML/XML editor (Amaya), then turned into an e-booking with Sigil, transferred, converted and maintained by Calibre. All free software. Creates on EPUB.
  2. Use MS Word, augmented by Scrinvener for better organization, and then turned into an e-book with InDesign and into iBook with Author.
  3. Write your text with whatever you editor or word processor you please (Such as MS Word or OpenOffice), save it as PDF, and distribute it as a large file

 

for HTML intro: thimble and W3 Schools

Distribution:

http://www.daisy.org

www.lulu.com

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