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Open Education Resources (OERs)

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Writing, Revising, or Adapting an Open Textbook

Pressbooks is simple book production software that allows you to write your own book, or import your manuscript, and export into several file formats you need to publish your books including MOBI(for Kindle), EPUB, and PDF and more.

Pressbooks options:

  1. Pressbooks at TRU
    • To request a TRU Pressbooks Account, email:
  2. Pressbooks through BCcampus

Pressbooks Help

When you decide to get started with adapting or creating an Open Text, there are supports available for you:

  • For finding existing OER to adapt: Contact Brenda Smith - or ext. 5098
  • Technical Support in Pressbooks: Contact Ken Monroe – or ext. 8440 in the Learning Design and Innovation (LDI) Department. Ken can provide support including: importing a book, editing text or media, inserting other multimedia elements and more.
  • Copyright and Editing:  Contact Danielle Collins, Manager, TRU Open Press at or ext. 6823. If you have any questions about copyright or require editing support, connect with Dani. She will start by having a discussion with you regarding the scope of work required and from their provide support resources as they are available.  


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"Open Education Resources (OERs)" by TRU Libraries is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).

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