What Pressbooks EDU means for BCcampus Pressbooks Textbooks

A few weeks back at the Open Textbook Summit, Hugh McGuire from Pressbooks announced a new hosted Pressbooks offering aimed at institutions called Pressbooks EDU. Since that announcement, I’ve had a few emails from people asking what this might mean for BCcampus and our work with Pressbooks Textbooks. In a nutshell, Pressbooks EDU does not … Continued

Remove Automatic Chapter Numbering

PressBooks automatically adds chapter numbers to each new chapter you create. However, there may be times when you want to turn off the automatic chapter numbering and manually add chapter number information to the chapter title. For example, you may want to structure your book using PressBook Parts as a container for the chapter, and … Continued

Licensing for Open Textbook Authors & Adapters

If you are modifying or creating a textbook from scratch, please use Creative Commons licensed material. You can use copyright material in a textbook you modify or create, but you must first obtain written permission from the copyright holder to use the copyrighted material in the textbook. You must also clearly note in the textbook … Continued

Creating a derived copy of a textbook on Connexions

Connexions is both a textbook repository and textbook authoring platform. If you are working with an open textbook from OpenStax College and want to modify the book, you should consider using Connexions as your publishing platform as it is the platform that the OpenStax College projects are built on. In this video, you will learn … Continued

Getting Started Textbook Authoring on Connexions

Connexions is both a textbook repository and textbook authoring platform. If you are working with an open textbook from OpenStax College and want to modify the book, you should consider using Connexions as your publishing platform as it is the platform that the OpenStax College projects are built on. If you wish to create a … Continued