Archive for July, 2012

Using Calibre to create your electronic book

From our new course manual ‘An introduction to electronic publishing’

Calibre is a free downloadable software application

Download Calibre

Calibre is an open-source e-book management tool and another free application that you can download from the Internet and which can be used to convert a file to …

Formatting a document for conversion to eBook


From the new course manual

Very few authors start out with the intent of creating an electronic book. Usually it is an afterthought once the basic manuscript has been written. That is of no concern provided the manuscript is

Issues of Copyright 2

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The Creative Commons

In recent years there has been a concerted effort to extend the knowledge community by making some works—with the author’s or creator’s permission—available to others without payment. This system is known as …

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Download software for reading e-books

If Adobe Reader, Adobe Digital Editions or Epub Reader are not installed on your computer, use the links below to download the software.