Pressbooks: The Open Book Creation Platform

Openness. Accessibility. Creation. Control.

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

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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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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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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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

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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Introducing: Malala

Take a look at our new textbook theme and try out its coolest feature: interchangeable fonts As some of you may have noticed, we have a tradition here at Pressbooks of naming our book themes after famous authors. We’ve tried to imprint the legacy that these authors and their books have left on literature onto

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Scheduled Maintenance

To boost the performance and security of the Pressbooks.com network, we intend to perform scheduled maintenance on Thursday, Sept. 12 between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. Eastern. What to expect. You can expect a short service interruption (1-2 minute downtime expected) at some point during this time frame, which would cut off any long processes like imports/exports.

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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.