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ePub Training Class

ePub Training Class

ePub Class Length: 1 day

Our ePub class has been consolidated into our eBook Training Classes. See the course description and dates here.

Discover how to convert your books and publications into the ePub and mobi formats used on the iPad, Nook, Kindle, iPhone, Kobo and other electronic reading devices. In this eBook training class you’ll gain an understanding of the workflow for electronic publishing, including how to prepare your files, what formats to use, converting files, and distributing them so they can be monetized.

This ePub training class for creating ePub files is delivered by the instructors who have created many books on electronic publishing software and tools. They are the authors of the Digital Classroom series of books, which have been converted by the team at AGI to ePub and mobi formats. When you take an eBook training class from AGI you learn from experts who have real-world experience in creating ePub files from their own Digital Classroom series of books and in working with other major book publishers. Contact AGI about this ePub training class.

ePub Training Class Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.


Please call 800-851-9237 or 781-376-6044 to schedule a course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

ePub Training Class - Topics Covered

Module 1: Understanding the ePub format

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

Module 2: Designing for ePub

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

Module 3: Converting InDesign documents to ePub

  • What happens in the conversion process
  • Converting existing documents to ePub
  • File preparation and clean-up

Module 4: eBook file modifications and clean-up

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

Module 5: ePub links and hyperlinks

  • Creating hyperlinks for use within ePub
  • Creating internal cross-reference links
  • Creating an ePub TOC

Module 6: Converting other formats to ePub

  • Microsoft Word to ePub
  • Websites / HTML to ePub
  • XML to ePub

Module 7: Adding interactivity to eBooks

  • Adding video files to ePub
  • Adding audio files to ePub

Module 8: Converting from ePub to other formats

  • Converting ePub to Kindle

Module 9: Distributing and Selling ePub files

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


ePub Training Class Prerequisites

This course is for users who are already familiar with the basics of publishing tools such as Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Word. For users who lack familiarity with these tools, we recommend either taking the InDesign Level I training class or completing the lessons in our InDesign Digital Classroom book and Microsoft Office 2010 Digital Classroom book before attending the ePub training class.

ePub Training Class Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Experts at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems and are the authors of the Digital Classroom series of books.

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