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eCampusOntario Introduces Pressbooks


Pressbooks Workshop: Learn How to Create, Adapt, and Publish Open Textbooks

March 8, 2019. 10:30am - 12:00pm.
Robarts Library, CTSI, Room 4034



Interested in creating, adapting, discovering, or publishing an open textbook? Curious to learn strategies for the discovery and use open resources others have created? Register to attend this hands-on workshop on Pressbooks!

Pressbooks is an online book and document formatting system that you can use to create books that are accessible on all platforms: in print and digital, including all smartphones, tablets, ereader devices, and computers. It is a key part of eCampusOntario's Open Library Publishing Platform.


In celebration of Open Education Week, University of Toronto Libraries and Information Technology Services - Online Learning Strategies are jointly hosting Lillian Hogendoorn, OER and Digital Access Lead at eCampusOntario, who will deliver a hands-on introduction to Pressbooks and other eCampusOntario-supported educational infrastructure available to all members of the UofT community.

Questions about this event? Contact Graeme Slaght,


Accessible Venue. Single-user, all-gender washrooms available. Contact if you have questions about accessibility.


Interested in learning from Open Education practitioners from across U of T and beyond? Register for the Open Textbooks: Open Minds Colloquium