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Open, Webby Book       PublishingHugh McGuire - PressBooks (etc.): @hughmcguireKirk Biglione - Oxford Media Works: @kirkbi...
1. What is a Book? (Hugh) 2. Overview of what’s happening now (Kirk) 3. Proposal & examples of some other ways            ...
Question:What is a book?
WORDS
STRUCTURE   WORDS
IMAGES & MEDIA           STRUCTURE WORDS
IMAGES & MEDIA           STRUCTURE WORDS  META DATA
IMAGES & MEDIA           STRUCTURE WORDS  META DATA            PRINT                       BOOK
IMAGES & MEDIA           STRUCTURE WORDS                 EPUB/                       EBOOK  META DATA            PRINT    ...
IMAGES & MEDIA         WEB PAGE           STRUCTURE WORDS                  EPUB/                        EBOOK  META DATA  ...
IMAGES & MEDIA                       WEB PAGE           STRUCTURE WORDS                  EPUB/                        EBOO...
WHO KNOWS                                  WHAT ELSE?IMAGES & MEDIA                       WEB PAGE           STRUCTURE WOR...
WHO KNOWS                                              WHAT ELSE?            IMAGES & MEDIA                               ...
CONVERSATION                                                 WHO KNOWS                                                 WHA...
TEACHINGCONVERSATION                                                    WHO KNOWS                                         ...
BUYING                        TEACHINGCONVERSATION                                                       WHO KNOWS        ...
BUYING                        TEACHINGCONVERSATION                                                       WHO KNOWS        ...
BUYING                        TEACHINGCONVERSATION                                                       WHO KNOWS        ...
BUYING                        TEACHINGCONVERSATION                                                       WHO KNOWS        ...
BUYING                        TEACHINGCONVERSATION                                                       WHO KNOWS        ...
PRINTBOOK
BUYING                                           TEACHINGCONVERSATION                                                     ...
Proposal: If that’s what books *are*, then weneed to change how we make them.
(and maybe it needn’t  be so hard to start     changing).
Meet the #dpplatypus@kirkbiglione
EPUB
InDesignFile->Save As->HTML5     (another egg)
A web-native CMS
Geek Slide  summarized
Link Bundlehttp://bit.ly/ee9vgOPhoto Creditsepub egghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/wasabicube/275001052/format eggshttp://ww...
3 reasons why we takethe Web seriously forbook publishing
Pragmatists argument:Web is simply a superiorplatform for developinge-publications
Liberty argument:    Open, transparentstandards are increasingly   valuable in an age of  would-be monopolists.
Futurists argument:The web is THE publishingplatform of our time...
In 2050, the platform wellbe using wont be areplacement of the Web,but the evolution of it.
With that in mind,How to re-imaginebook publishing as ifthe web mattered?
1. Ickmull:Printing the Web inInDesignHTML to IDML via XSLThttp://code.google.com/p/ickmull
2. The Book of MPub (2010)An end-to-end book developmentproject, entirely in WordPress, openpeer reviewed, with simultaneo...
3. Editorial workflowsupport in WordPressOngoing graduate studentR&D, going for low-hangingfruit
PressBooks:An open source,webby,book publishing toolbuilt on WordPress.
* Adapts WordPress admin forbook production workflows
* Generates clean, well-formatted books in multipleoutputs* Makes it easy for an editorialteam to work together (I think)
Export formats:* Web (HTML)* ePub* Print-on-Demand ready PDF(note: this was done Sunday afternoon)* InDesign ready XML
And now ...
... for the foolhardy ...
...a live demo!
(What could possibly gowrong?)
backup screenshots
pressbooks.com ...still in private alpha(but open special fortoday only!)
Hugh McGuire:hughmcguire@gmail.comKirk Biglione:kbiglione@gmail.comJohn Maxwell:jmax.sfu@gmail.com
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Rethinking digital book publishing workflows, and a demo of PressBooks, an open source book publishing tool built on WordPress.

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  1. Open, Webby Book PublishingHugh McGuire - PressBooks (etc.): @hughmcguireKirk Biglione - Oxford Media Works: @kirkbiglioneJohn Maxwell - Simon Fraser University: @jmaxsfu
  2. 1. What is a Book? (Hugh) 2. Overview of what’s happening now (Kirk) 3. Proposal & examples of some other ways (Kirk) 4. More examples from SFU, with whys5. Presentation of PressBooks - a tool to make some of this easy
  3. Question:What is a book?
  4. WORDS
  5. STRUCTURE WORDS
  6. IMAGES & MEDIA STRUCTURE WORDS
  7. IMAGES & MEDIA STRUCTURE WORDS META DATA
  8. IMAGES & MEDIA STRUCTURE WORDS META DATA PRINT BOOK
  9. IMAGES & MEDIA STRUCTURE WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK META DATA PRINT BOOK
  10. IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURE WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK META DATA PRINT BOOK
  11. IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURE WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK META DATA PRINT BOOK AUDIO
  12. WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE?IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURE WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK META DATA PRINT BOOK AUDIO
  13. WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURECRITICISM WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK META DATA PRINT BOOK AUDIO
  14. CONVERSATION WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURECRITICISM WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK META DATA PRINT BOOK AUDIO
  15. TEACHINGCONVERSATION WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURECRITICISM WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK META DATA PRINT BOOK AUDIO
  16. BUYING TEACHINGCONVERSATION WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURECRITICISM WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK META DATA PRINT BOOK AUDIO
  17. BUYING TEACHINGCONVERSATION WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURECRITICISM WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK SELLING META DATA PRINT BOOK AUDIO
  18. BUYING TEACHINGCONVERSATION WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURECRITICISM WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK SELLING META DATA PRINT BOOK REVIEWS AUDIO
  19. BUYING TEACHINGCONVERSATION WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURECRITICISM WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK SELLING META DATA PRINT BOOK REVIEWS FLAMEWARS AUDIO
  20. BUYING TEACHINGCONVERSATION WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURECRITICISM WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK SELLING META DATA PRINT LENDING BOOK REVIEWS FLAMEWARS AUDIO
  21. PRINTBOOK
  22. BUYING TEACHINGCONVERSATION WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? IMAGES & MEDIA WEB PAGE STRUCTURECRITICISM WORDS EPUB/ EBOOK SELLING META DATA PRINT LENDING BOOK REVIEWS FLAMEWARS AUDIO
  23. Proposal: If that’s what books *are*, then weneed to change how we make them.
  24. (and maybe it needn’t be so hard to start changing).
  25. Meet the #dpplatypus@kirkbiglione
  26. EPUB
  27. InDesignFile->Save As->HTML5 (another egg)
  28. A web-native CMS
  29. Geek Slide summarized
  30. Link Bundlehttp://bit.ly/ee9vgOPhoto Creditsepub egghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/wasabicube/275001052/format eggshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/cobalt/450371204 /email: kirkb@oxfordmediaworks.comtwitter: @kirkbiglione
  31. 3 reasons why we takethe Web seriously forbook publishing
  32. Pragmatists argument:Web is simply a superiorplatform for developinge-publications
  33. Liberty argument: Open, transparentstandards are increasingly valuable in an age of would-be monopolists.
  34. Futurists argument:The web is THE publishingplatform of our time...
  35. In 2050, the platform wellbe using wont be areplacement of the Web,but the evolution of it.
  36. With that in mind,How to re-imaginebook publishing as ifthe web mattered?
  37. 1. Ickmull:Printing the Web inInDesignHTML to IDML via XSLThttp://code.google.com/p/ickmull
  38. 2. The Book of MPub (2010)An end-to-end book developmentproject, entirely in WordPress, openpeer reviewed, with simultaneousprint, epub, web incarnations.http://tkbr.ccsp.sfu.ca/bookofmpub
  39. 3. Editorial workflowsupport in WordPressOngoing graduate studentR&D, going for low-hangingfruit
  40. PressBooks:An open source,webby,book publishing toolbuilt on WordPress.
  41. * Adapts WordPress admin forbook production workflows
  42. * Generates clean, well-formatted books in multipleoutputs* Makes it easy for an editorialteam to work together (I think)
  43. Export formats:* Web (HTML)* ePub* Print-on-Demand ready PDF(note: this was done Sunday afternoon)* InDesign ready XML
  44. And now ...
  45. ... for the foolhardy ...
  46. ...a live demo!
  47. (What could possibly gowrong?)
  48. backup screenshots
  49. pressbooks.com ...still in private alpha(but open special fortoday only!)
  50. Hugh McGuire:hughmcguire@gmail.comKirk Biglione:kbiglione@gmail.comJohn Maxwell:jmax.sfu@gmail.com

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