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Publishing in Pressbooks: Pressbooks Software Basics

This is an introduction to using Pressbooks to self-publish.

Pressbooks Basics - Videos and Transcripts

Learn how to set up chapters, parts and front matter and where to insert your book's metadata.

A transcript of this video is available here.

Learn how to apply a theme to your books. You'll also learn how to indicate your book preferences, such as paragraphs versus indents, blank pages between chapters, trim size, length of widows and orphans, and more.

A transcript of this video is available here.

You can customize a theme by editing your book's  Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). CSS is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language like HTML. 

A transcript of this video is available here.

This tutorial explains how  to export your book from Pressbooks for upload and publication in the ebookstores and print-on-demand.

A transcript of this video is available here.

Pressbooks Dashboard and Other Features

This video introduces Pressbook's dashboard. 

This video demonstration includes cloning and annotation features.

How to add Parts and Chapters & Front/Back Matter.

This video shows how to order Parts and Chapters.

FSCJ Pressbooks Catalog

Please visit FSCJ Pressbooks Catalog where you will find many examples of open access and digital book publishing.   On this site you can browse or search by Title, Subject or License.  The textbooks on this site are openly licensed and cover many topics.  

Creating Mathematical Equations in Pressbooks

Pressbooks uses MathJax and QuickLaTex to create mathematical equations.  Each method has options and benefits. Learn more at this webpage

Using H5P

H5P is a plugin tool that can be used in PressbooksEDU networks to create interactive content such as quizzes. To learn how to activate and use the plugin go to this webpage.  On this H5P website  you can view different kinds of content enabled by H5P. 

To determine whether your H5P content will meet accessibility standards, check here.