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Access your new publishing platform: Pressbooks

If you’ve been searching for a streamlined way to create and publish quality open educational resources (OER), we have an excellent platform: Pressbooks. All university faculty, students and staff can now access this suite of tools for creating high-quality OER. Use Pressbooks for your own work or as a platform where students can search and access content — or even learn how to publish work of their own. Top features include: 

  • A Wordpress-inspired interface that simplifies creating and sharing texts

  • Easy exports to Canvas 

  • Ability to incorporate video, interactive quizzes and glossaries 

  • Access to the Pressbooks Directory with over 2,000 OER resources

  • Searchable and downloadable content that users can keep indefinitely

  • Links to and H5P that increase content functionality and allow students to annotate texts as a class

Access your UM System Pressbooks account now. Questions? Contact us:

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