Pressbooks Hosting

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Affordable, High-Quality Content Production with Pressbooks Hosting through Unizin.

Producing portable, standards-based content is a challenge for academic content communities. Pressbooks is an open-source, WordPress-based platform that lets users publish content to a variety of digital formats. By hosting this service, Unizin is providing its Member institutions with a scalable solution to produce portable, reusable textbooks and educational content. We're also supporting institutional initiatives that encourage faculty-led authoring of affordable and open educational resources.

Spotlight: Members Using Pressbooks

University of Minnesota Press -
produces its Forerunners series of digital humanities scholarship
using Pressbooks

Affordable Learning Exchange -
The Ohio State University empowers faculty to create and share
affordable course materials using Pressbooks


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Why Pressbooks?


Pressbooks is a widely-adopted solution to exporting and producing high quality content. In addition, it was recommended by Unizin's OER Authoring Task Force as an important part of their report on a Common Authoring Framework for OER.

Meet with our Services Team about implementing our Pressbooks Hosting Services.