Summary of Pressbooks

Key Takeaways

  1. Ontario post-secondary educators, learners and staff have the ability to create a free Pressbooks account courtesy of eCampusOntario.
  2. The best way to learn about Pressbooks is to start using it by creating a safe ‘sandbox’ book to check out the various editing capabilities, tools, features and plugins.
  3. You can enhance usability, aesthetic, and reader engagement for your book by tapping into various formatting options and exploring adding multimedia and H5P content types.
  4. Pressbooks opens up collaboration opportunities by allowing you to add multiple users in various roles – all working together on a shared book.

Useful Resources

Module Map

Unsure of where to go from here? Navigate with ease using the module map to chart your course!


  1. Brunet, Mélanie, Introduction to Pressbooks for Digital Publishing, CC BY-SA
  2. eCampus Ontario, Introduction to Pressbook  
  3. Aesoph, Lauri M., Pressbooks Guide , BC Campus Open Education, CC BY


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