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

Race, Pandemics, and the Work We Choose To Do

Way back in mid-March, we closed our office as a precautionary measure in response to COVID-19, and since then I have been planning (and planning and planning) to write about Pressbooks and the ways open digital technologies, open content, and open practices can be part of a resilience strategy in the face of upheavals like

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Welcome Ricardo Aragón & Sarah Fennessey, Pressbooks’ Newest Team Members

We’re delighted to introduce Ricardo Aragón and Sarah Fennessey, the newest members of the Pressbooks organization. Ricardo has joined us as a full stack developer, and Sarah has taken the role of institutional sales manager.  Prior to joining Pressbooks, Ricardo spent several years working as a software developer for Argentinian technology companies, most recently serving

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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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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.