Author: Taylor McGrath

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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Network Analytics Now Available in PressbooksEDU

Pressbooks is excited to unveil a new premium plugin on hosted PressbooksEDU client networks: network analytics!  Eager to know more about how faculty and students at your institution are using your PressbooksEDU network? This new plugin allows you to view helpful data about books and users, and includes new charts that provide you with visual

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WiLS Offers Members Discount on PressbooksEDU Silver Plans

Any institutional member of WiLS cooperative purchasing service is now eligible for a 30% discount on PressbooksEDU Silver networks.  We’re happy to partner with non-profit library organization WiLS to offer this great deal to its members.  Here’s what PressbooksEDU can bring to your institution’s open educational resource production program:  Easy-to-use software on which to produce

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MathJax: Now Available on PressbooksEDU

We’re happy to announce the much-awaited arrival of full support for MathJax on PressbooksEDU networks!  MathJax is a JavaScript display engine that translates mathematical markup into high resolution, accessible equations that can render in any supported book format on Pressbooks. Equations in exported formats will also display in SVG, or scalable vector graphic format, meaning

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Introducing: A Community of Practice for PressbooksEDU Network Managers

We’re adding yet another perk to PressbooksEDU networks: a discussion space in our Pressbooks Community specifically for network managers of EDU hosted networks. All current and future PressbooksEDU network managers will be invited to connect, interact, and share ideas with others in similar roles in this forum. Our decision to create this new community space

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Internship Position at Pressbooks: Here’s How to Apply

A lot of work goes into making great software for great people. We’re currently looking for an ambitious student or recent graduate in the Montreal area who would like to be a part of that work. If you’re interested in the crossroads of education, technology, and publishing, we’d like to hear from you. For more

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Pressbooks.com Got a Facelift. Come Take a Look!

Great news! Pressbooks is getting a makeover. Today, you’ll notice that our website will emerge from its chrysalis a bright and beautiful butterfly. Even better news! This update will not affect your books. We don’t anticipate any downtime for your live webbooks, and you should still be able to log in and edit your books

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Texas Digital Library Consortium Members Can Now Save on PressbooksEDU

Regular members of the Texas Digital Library Consortium can now save 30% on PressbooksEDU Silver and Gold book production networks. Interested in building and growing your institution’s OER initiative? If your higher education institution is a regular member of the Texas Digital Library consortium, now is a great time to consider obtaining your own PressbooksEDU

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What’s in the Garden for Q1?

This Spring Brings a New Export Page, Progress Bars, and More The Pressbooks 5.7.0 core release is here! As the snow has melted away, the flowers have started to bud, and days have grown longer, we’ve been growing something too. Read on to hear about new and improved features on Pressbooks, including our redesigned export

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