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

COVID-19, training, infrastructure and: stay safe.

Dear all, If you are anything like our small Pressbooks team, you’ve been shaken up COVID-19, professionally, and personally. Things are scary, the changes are fast and drastic. We don’t know how long this is going to last or what it will turn into.  In our own little company, things got very real very quickly. We

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Welcome Amy Song, Pressbooks’ New Customer Support Specialist

We’re delighted to introduce you to Amy Song, the newest member of the Pressbooks organization.  Amy will be working from our Montréal office as our new customer support specialist, where she’ll be helping people use Pressbooks to meet their publishing and educational needs and maintaining our user-facing documentation and training resources.  Because Amy will soon

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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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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.