Pressbooks: The Open Book Creation Platform

Openness. Accessibility. Creation. Control.

4 books built in Pressbooks, in mobile, tablet, desktop, and print formats

Self-Publishers

Easily create a book that you can self-publish as an ebook and in print through services such as Lulu, Kindle Direct Publishing, IngramSpark, Kobo, Nook, and more.

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Faculty Authors

Create textbooks, course materials, and monographs as interactive online books that can also be easily exported and distributed as ebooks, PDF, and print-on-demand formats.

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Educational Institutions

Support open educational resource (OER) initiatives, affordable textbook programs, and library publishing with the most widely adopted open textbook publishing software.

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About Pressbooks

Pressbooks is simple book production software, built with the web in mind. Create interactive web books, PDFs for print, and ebooks, all from one place. Write your own book on Pressbooks or import an existing manuscript, then choose a book design theme, and export into all the file formats you need to publish your books.

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Latest Posts

Join Us for Open Education Week: Language Diversity Showcase

Every year since 2013, the open education community comes together for one week to celebrate open education. This year Pressbooks is contributing to that celebration with a presentation: Diversity of Language in Open Educational Resources.  Please join us at 3pm EST on Thursday, March 5 for a 1-hour presentation. We’ve asked a few members of

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Pressbooks.com Scheduled Maintenance: Jan. 2 & Jan. 3 / 2 a.m. – 7 a.m. EST

To boost the performance and security of our network, we intend to perform scheduled maintenance on the Pressbooks server between 2 a.m.-7 a.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 2 and between 2 a.m.-7 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 3.  Pressbooks.com will be unavailable for anywhere between 30 to 120 minutes during the maintenance window on Jan.

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A Big, Warm Welcome to Pressbooks’ Newest team members: Carlos, Ho Man, and Başak

It’s time for us to lift the curtain on some major changes here at Pressbooks!  We’ve spent a lot of time over the last month doing some much-needed maintenance across the platform, including theme improvements and changes to the user experience for institutions using single-sign on technology. These past weeks also included important work on

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Developer Edition

Are you a developer who wants to run your own Pressbooks network? You can download the free and open source developer edition of Pressbooks.