Agenda Introduction What is Epub? Structure of Epub Why is Epub? Tools Used Use-Cases Epub Validation Growth of Industries Conclusion
Introduction Founded in 1996: In 2000, acquired by: Formed in 2004 to take technology forward:
Status Status OPF 2.0 (and OPF 2.0 too) entered IDPF output process in April 2007 Approved by membership and published as standard in September 2007 Wide adoption (as EPUB) began in the 2nd half of 2008
What is electronic publishing?• Creation, distribution and sharing of digital content through a variety of electronic media (web, CD-ROM, disk)• True digital publishing - takes advantage of networking tools and multimedia capability
File Structure of Epub OEBPS Folders Meta-Inf EPUB File MIME Type
Contents of OEBPS OEBPS(Open Electronic Book Publication Service) XHTML Image -Folder HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) CSS (Cascaded Style Sheet) OPF (Open Package Format) NCX (Navigate Center Extension) TOC (Table of Content) Page Template
Conclusion• Adaptative Guided Reading is a great way to improve readability of books, including comics, as well as a way to improve accessibility of FL books• eBooks can be more than books...without requiring any coding. Designers/Publishers/Individuals can great content.