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MLPP - Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project

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The Minnesota Library Publishing Project (MLPP) provides online publishing tools and training information to support independent authors and small publishers.

MLPP’s book design tool is Pressbooks: an easy-to-use online service that enables authors and publishers to create attractive content using a wide variety of templates and formatting options. 
Create a Pressbooks account through MLPP instructions.

Getting Started with Pressbooks
Remember to use MLPP: Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project as your log in site.
Using Pressbooks Public on Biblioboard 

Samples of Pressbook Projects

Potluck: Creative Works by Minnesota's Library Workers 
A collaborative effort by a couple of librarians to learn the Pressbooks platform. 
Ingredients of the Environment: A Cookbook
This title is a sample of a student work published in Pressbooks.

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Pressbooks User Guides

Pressbooks User Guide Unrestricted Resource
This open Guide to Pressbooks ebook is constantly growing. It should detail how to do most of the things you can do with Pressbooks. ​
Video Tutorial Series: The First 4 Steps to Formatting Your Book in Pressbooks Unrestricted Resource
Short YouTube videos will assist you in the set up process.