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    • what is an ebook?
    • an ebook is anelectronic book
    • it is not..
    • a print book on an electronic device
    • pdf
    • reproduces a printed page exactly
    • you can zoom butcannot change text appearance
    • may have limited searching
    • an ebook is anelectronic book
    • it is not..
    • a print book displayed on a screen
    • formats
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_formats
    • http://xkcd.com/927/
    • epub
    • reflow orflowing text
    • text and imagesno/minimal layout
    • what is epub?
    • epub is afree & open e-book standard
    • an epub is abundled website (sort of)
    • an epub is azipped website (sort of)
    • epub 2.0
    • epub 2.0 is readable by most ebook readers(“most” = “not kindle”)
    • epub 2.0 isxhtml 1.1 (c. 1999)
    • epub 3.0
    • epub 3.0 is readable byone ebook reader (iBooks)
    • epub 3.0 is html5(multimedia)
    • the epub toolbox
    • 1. word processor
    • save as html
    • 1a. commercial publishing (indesign)
    • 2. calibre
    • calibrereally wants to be your ebook library
    • calibreprobably won’t be your ebook library
    • calibreconverts yourebook library
    • Input Formats: CBZ, CBR, CBC, CHM, DJVU, EPUB, FB2, HTML, HTMLZ,LIT, LRF, MOBI, ODT, PDF, PRC, PDB, PML, RB, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT, TXTZ Output Formats: AZW3, EPUB,FB2, OEB, LIT, LRF, MOBI, HTMLZ, PDB, PML, RB, PDF, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT, TXTZ
    • metadata
    • 3. sigil
    • wysiwyg
    • code
    • css
    • file structure
    • table of contents
    • epub t.o.c. versus.html t.o.c.
    • metadata
    • validate
    • 4. reading apps & devices
    • Image attribution: eBook Readers Galore by Michael Porter https://www.flickr.com/photos/libraryman/5052936803/ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
    • publishing/distribution
    • amazon kindle direct publishing
    • amazon KDP Select
    • distributor/aggregator
    • “Real” publisher
    • Questions?