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Pressbooks

The CSU has signed a limited agreement with PressbooksThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab.. We would like to support any CSU faculty or staff member who is interested in publishing course materials in the open education environment. 


What is Pressbooks?

PressbooksThis link will take you to an external website in a new tab. is online software that enables authors and publishers to design and format any kind of book, including: 

  • PDF: for print or print on demand 
  • EPUB: for Apple iBooks, Nook, Kobo, Kindle and most other ebook platforms 
  • Webbook: private or public 

Pressbooks is used by independent authors, small and medium-sized publishers, and educational institutions around the world.  

Pressbooks webbooks are website versions of your book that are hosted on Pressbooks and can be distributed for free to the public. Many use Pressbooks webbooks to produce and distribute open educational resources (OER). 


Resources

Pressbooks Support & Resources:This link will take you to an external website in a new tab. 

Upcoming Webinar

January 13, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST 

Getting started with PressbooksEDU Webinar – January 2022This link will take you to an external website in a new tab. 

This training session is open to all users of hosted PressbooksEDU networks and is designed for users who are new to Pressbooks. Attendees will learn how to get started with Pressbooks, from creating a new book to publishing and exporting offline versions of the text. 


CalState-Pressbooks Network


Contact Person

If you wish to use Pressbooks and would like to set up an account, please contact Theresa Dykes