It’s never been easier to publish a book on your own. And a lot of people are doing just that. Unfortunately, with so many people publishing books, it can be hard to get your book noticed. This means your book’s cover is as important as ever. A book’s cover can tell us a lot about […]
What are ePub Assessments?
You’ve probably heard that ePubs are able to contain things that regular books and eBooks can’t. Things like video, audio and MathML. But there is another feature that is becoming more popular among publishers of ePubs that really changes the way we think about eBooks: Assessments. Assessments are short interactive quizzes or learning checks that […]
What You Should Know About Content Conversion
With modern technology, content conversion may seem like a non-issue. A task like converting a Word document to a PDF or a PDF to an ePub is something that you can do with just a couple clicks, right? Well, it’s not exactly that simple. Accessibility Not Guaranteed Just because content fits a format, doesn’t mean […]
The Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project
Are you an author in Minnesota looking to turn your words into a printable book or an eBook? The Minnesota’s academic and public libraries, and an organization called Minitex want to help. The Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project is an initiative that provides access to online publishing tools and training for those tools. The program […]
4 Benefits of Distance Learning
The rapid and unexpected jump to remote learning hasn’t been without its share of problems. But there are also a few benefits to virtual or remote learning. In fact, some teachers are reporting cases where students who struggled with in person learning are now thriving in these virtual learning environments. A Sense of Independence Traditional in-person […]
What is ePub 3?
What is an ePub? ePub is a dynamic, widely supported format for eBooks. The ePub format gained popularity over the years by offering a more flexible reading experience than other, more static formats like PDF. That’s because ePubs are actually made up of the same code that is used to create websites. ePub files are […]
3 Reasons Why You Should Choose ePub Over PDF
You’ve finished the content for your eBook and you’re ready to publish. It’s time to plan your digital release. Where will you release it? And, more importantly, in what format will you release it? Whether you’re doing a simultaneous print release or staying strictly digital, here are three reasons to consider choosing the ePub 3 […]
Where to Start with eBook Accessibility
Why is eBook Accessibility Important? From a business standpoint, eBook accessibility is a pretty easy concept to follow. More people who are able to read your eBook means a larger audience. And a larger audience, in theory, means more sales. But eBook Accessibility is not just a box you can check or leave unchecked. […]
What’s the Difference Between an eBook and an ePub?
First off, What’s an eBook? The term eBook is short for electronic book. The term refers to any book that is accessed on a digital device. That device could be an eBook reader, a mobile phone, a computer, or even a screen reader. eBooks come in a variety of different types—including the ePub type. Think […]