Publish Your Own ebooks with FOSS Tools

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The slides for a presentation given at FSOSS 2011 on publishing ebooks (in EPUB format) using free and Open Source tools.

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Publish Your Own ebooks with FOSS Tools

  1. 1. Publish Your Ownebooks with FOSS Tools Scott Nesbitt
  2. 2. or: Adventures inModern Publishing
  3. 3. vs.
  4. 4. ● Open standard ● Widely supportedWhy EPUB? ● Reflowable and resizable text ● Perfect for text- heavy books
  5. 5. ● Open standard ● Widely supportedWhy EPUB? ● Reflowable and resizable text ● Perfect for text- heavy books
  6. 6. ● Open standard ● Widely supportedWhy EPUB? ● Reflowable and resizable text ● Perfect for text- heavy books
  7. 7. ● Open standard ● Widely supportedWhy EPUB? ● Reflowable and resizable text ● Perfect for text- heavy books
  8. 8. ● Open standard ● Widely supportedWhy EPUB? ● Reflowable and resizable text ● Perfect for text- heavy books
  9. 9. ● Not meant for books with complex layouts ● Weak support forDrawbacks scientific publishingof EPUB ● Poor support for linking into and between books
  10. 10. ● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
  11. 11. ● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
  12. 12. ● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
  13. 13. ● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
  14. 14. ● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
  15. 15. ● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
  16. 16. &
  17. 17. Final Thoughts
  18. 18. Questions?
  19. 19. Want to connect?Webhttp://scottnesbitt.netTwitter / identi.ca@ScottWNesbitt / @scottnesbittGoogle+http://wrtr.me/qRcUqlBloghttp://weblog.scottnesbitt.netSlidesharehttp://slideshare.net/Scott.Nesbitt

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