The UW Libraries provides access to Pressbooks, an easy-to-use ebook authoring tool that can be used to write and publish openly licensed books. You can use Pressbooks to:

  • Create textbooks, course modules, and monographs.
  • Apply an open license to your published work.
  • Export books in multiple digital and print formats.
  • Create custom course materials and open textbooks that save students money!

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Questions about using Pressbooks at UW? Please contact:

UW Bothell, please contact Denise Hattwig, Head of Digital Scholarship, dhattwig@uw.edu

UW Tacoma, please contact Marisa Petrich, Instructional Design Librarian, marisp2@uw.edu

UW Seattle, please contact Lauren Ray, Open Education Librarian, olray@uw.edu

Interested in publishing an open textbook or other open educational content? Visit our Open Educational Resources Guide for more information.