Reminder! Update Your Custom CSS in Pressbooks

Note that the below changes are for those using Pressbooks.com and ingramspark.pressbooks.pub. If you are on a different Pressbooks network, such as a Pressbooks EDU instance, changes to your network will differ, and you will receive a separate communication with specifics.  As we mentioned in early January, we’ve got some major improvements coming to Pressbooks.

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New Themes for Textbooks & More for Pressbooks EDU Enterprise Networks

NOTE: This post is specific to Pressbooks EDU enterprise networks. If you are interested in Pressbooks.com changes, you can find those in this post.  Happy New Year! Here’s a sneak preview of some improvements coming to Pressbooks soon. New Themes, Webbook, Home Page & Catalog Page Later this month, we’ll be introducing two new themes

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Changes to Pressbooks Themes in New Books at ingramspark.pressbooks.pub/

Note: The changes detailed here are specific to ingramspark.pressbooks.pub/. If you are using Pressbooks.com, go to this post to see changes.  We’ve been working on some major improvements to Pressbooks, and we’ll be releasing a few of them very soon. We’re excited to share that all of your favorite themes are soon going to be easier

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Changes to Pressbooks Themes in New Books on Pressbooks.com

Note: The changes detailed here are specific to Pressbooks.com. If you are using any other Pressbooks network, more info will be provided to you shortly. We’ve been working on some major improvements to Pressbooks for a long time, and we’ll be releasing a few of those very soon. To start with, all of your favorite

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Maintenance Notice for Pressbooks.com (Monday, Nov. 6, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

We’ve been making some long-awaited changes to improve Pressbooks’ infrastructure. There will be a brief period of downtime at Pressbooks.com as we migrate to new servers. We have done our best to schedule this maintenance window in a way that will minimize impact to most users. Pressbooks.com will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance for up

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Profs Create New Open Textbook: Ancient Greek for Everyone

The new open textbook from Wilfred E. Major and Michael Laughy, “Ancient Greek for Everyone,” is built on Pressbooks and will teach the foundations of classical Greek. Michael Laughy is an assistant professor of Classics at Washington and Lee University. Among other classes, he teaches first-year Greek. Laughy said most Greek textbooks are daunting because

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Separating Fact from Fiction on the Internet: Mike Caulfield’s Guide to Student Web Literacy (Built on Pressbooks!)

Mike Caulfield is the director of blended and networked learning at Washington State University Vancouver. He also leads the Digital Polarization Initiative (Digipo), a “cross-institutional initiative to improve civic discourse by developing web literacy skills in college undergraduates,” which is part of American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ American Democracy Project. In February 2017,

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Better Math Equations, Import from Google Docs and more

We’ve made some updates to Pressbooks, and we think you’ll like them! First, if the books you produce include math equations, you’ll be happy to hear that LaTeX equations will now render better in high resolution in print outputs. (More improvements to come on this front!) And if you like to write in Google docs

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