September 21, 2021

Educational Publishing: Getting Started With EDUPUB, a New Guide From the BISG

Two items in the post below! UPDATE July 31 EDUPUB Draft Profile Available for Public Review (via IDPF) [EDUPUB is a] semantically-enhanced profile of EPUB 3 for e-textbooks and other learning content, is now available for a 30 day public review. The call for review also includes specifications for: Open Annotations in EPUB 1.0 EPUB […]

Reference: Book Industry Study Group Releases EPUB 3.0 Support Grid

From a BISG Announcement: To help content creators and executives make decisions in the rapidly evolving world of digital publishing — with its myriad devices and reading systems — BISG, through its Content Structure Committee has developed the EPUB 3.0 Support Grid. Recognizing the constantly shifting nature of digital publishing, the Content Structure Committee plans […]

Video: EPUB3 and Accessibility (Presentation by Matt Garrish)

From the Booknet Canada Technology Forum that took place in March. Direct to Video  Blurb As publishers get deeper into digital, accessible data is not a niche but an imperative. Matt Garrish, author of the upcoming Accessible EPUB 3 O’Reilly guide will go over EPUB 3’s accessibility features, going over enhancements and how DAISY talking […]

E-Books: EPUB 3 Becomes Final IDPF Specification

From the IPDF Web Site: The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) today announced the completion of a major revision to EPUB, the global standard interchange and delivery format for eBooks and other digital publications. The IDPF membership unanimously voted to elevate EPUB 3.0 to a final IDPF Recommended Specification, publicly available at: http://idpf.org/epub/30. EPUB 3 […]