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eBook Class in Boston on December 14, 2016

eBook Training Class

Wed, Dec 14 2016
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn MA 01801

Discover everything you need to know for preparing books for distribution on the nook, Kindle, iPad, and other digital eReaders. Discover how to create eBooks, various eBook formats including ePub, and the structure of what's inside eBook files. Understand design considerations for creating digital books, designing for eBooks, and the nuts-and-bolts of getting your book into the electronic book marketplace. This one-day eBook class is led by the publishers of the Digital Classroom book series who bring their real-life experience into the classroom.

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eBook Training Class Course Topics

Module 1: Understanding eBook formats

  • e-reading Devices
  • e-reading Reading engines
  • eBook and electronic publishing Formats
  • Structure and Contents of eBook files

Module 2: Designing for eBook

  • ePub design considerations
  • Document structure and organization
  • Use of character styles and paragraph styles
  • Font choices for eBooks

Module 3: Converting InDesign documents to eBook

  • What happens in the conversion process
  • Converting existing documents to eBooks
  • File preparation and clean-up
  • InDesign scripts for eBook creation

Module 4: eBook file modifications and clean-up

  • Editing eBook files
  • Working with eBook metadata
  • Working with cover images
  • Preparing files for use on specific devices
  • InDesign eBook bugs and how to fix them
  • Adjusting page flow
  • Automation to assist with file clean-up

Module 5: ePub and eBook links and hyperlinks

  • Creating hyperlinks for use within eBook
  • Creating internal cross-reference links
  • Creating a TOC

Module 6: Converting other formats to eBook

  • Microsoft Word
  • Websites / HTML

Module 7: Adding interactivity to eBooks

  • Adding video files
  • Adding audio files

Module 8: Converting from ePub to other formats

  • Converting ePub to mobi
  • Converting ePub to PDF
  • Converting ePub to RTF and MS Word

Module 9: Distributing and Selling ePub and eBooks

  • Selling your ePub files on the iPad and iTunes
  • Selling your ePub files on the Nook
  • Selling eBooks on the Kindle

 

AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn, MA
01801
USA
(781) 376-6044
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