The CSU has signed a limited agreement with Pressbooks. 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?

Pressbooks 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).

CalState-Pressbooks Network

Additional resources are located on the CalState-Pressbooks Network site.

Contact Person

If you wish to use Pressbooks and would like to set up an account, please contact Barbra Sperling.

Pressbooks point of contact: Amy Song at Pressbooks.