Publish Your Ownebooks with FOSS Tools                Scott Nesbitt
or: Adventures inModern Publishing
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● Open standard          ● Widely supportedWhy EPUB? ● Reflowable and            resizable text          ● Perfect for tex...
● Open standard          ● Widely supportedWhy EPUB? ● Reflowable and            resizable text          ● Perfect for tex...
● Open standard          ● Widely supportedWhy EPUB? ● Reflowable and            resizable text          ● Perfect for tex...
● Open standard          ● Widely supportedWhy EPUB? ● Reflowable and            resizable text          ● Perfect for tex...
● Open standard          ● Widely supportedWhy EPUB? ● Reflowable and            resizable text          ● Perfect for tex...
● Not meant for books              with complex layouts            ● Weak support forDrawbacks     scientific publishingof...
● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org  /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org  /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org  /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org  /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org  /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
● DocBook● AsciiDoc● OpenOffice.org  /LibreOffice● Sigil● Booki
&
Final Thoughts
Questions?
Want to connect?Webhttp://scottnesbitt.netTwitter / identi.ca@ScottWNesbitt / @scottnesbittGoogle+http://wrtr.me/qRcUqlBlo...
Publish Your Own ebooks with FOSS Tools
Publish Your Own ebooks with FOSS Tools
Publish Your Own ebooks with FOSS Tools
Publish Your Own ebooks with FOSS Tools
Publish Your Own ebooks with FOSS Tools
Publish Your Own ebooks with FOSS Tools
Publish Your Own ebooks with FOSS Tools
Publish Your Own ebooks with FOSS Tools
Publish Your Own ebooks with FOSS Tools
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  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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