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  • view course page for InDesign CC: Interactive Document Fundamentals

    Find out how to create a variety of interactive documents in InDesign CC, including PDFs, ebooks, magazines, forms, and more.

    3h 45m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating EPUBs from a Word Document

    Turn your Word document into richly formatted HTML, which can then be converted into an EPUB and a variety of other ereader-friendly formats.

    1h 28m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating Fixed-Layout EPUBs with InDesign CC

    Learn to create interactive fixed-layout EPUBs in InDesign CC, and preserve your design's integrity across multiple browsers and ereaders.

    3h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Adapting a Print Layout for Digital Publishing

    Learn how to convert documents and files originally intended for print into optimized digital formats such as EPUB, interactive PDF, HTML, or a Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) file.

    2h 2m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUB

    Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUB with Anne-Marie Concepción

    Shows how to create fixed-width EPUBs to sell in the iBookstore.

    3h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CC: EPUB Fundamentals

    InDesign CC: EPUB Fundamentals with Anne-Marie Concepción

    Take any InDesign file and turn it into an EPUB that can be read on multiple devices, like the Kindle, Kobo, iPad, and Nook.

    5h 0m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating Ebooks for the Kindle

    Take an existing ebook from Word, Pages, InDesign, or even a plain text editor, and convert it to a Kindle format.

    2h 13m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Distributing and Marketing Ebooks

    Learn about ebook trends and tools; book distribution and marketing resources; and publishing fundamentals that will help your ebook compete with the professionals.

    3h 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Book

    Designing a Book with Nigel French

    Explore the components of an elegant and readable book design, and the setup and strategy for designing a book in Adobe InDesign.

    4h 13m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for iBooks Author for Teachers: Creating a Math Lesson

    Learn how to create a full-length, interactive math lesson with a glossary, equations, illustrative charts and graphs, and a section that tests your students on what they've learned.

    54m 22s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Stacey Williams-Ng, Interactive Book Designer

    Join Stacey Williams-Ng, an interactive book designer, at her home studio in Milwaukee where she's animating her latest book, A Troop Is a Group of Monkeys, destined for the iPad.

    28m 31s
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  • view course page for iBooks Author for Teachers: Creating a Lab Manual

    Learn how to create a lab manual for your students with iBooks Author.

    44m 46s
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  • view course page for iBooks Author for Teachers: Fundamentals

    Leverage the templates and intuitive toolset in iBooks Author to create custom course material.

    2h 37m
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  • view course page for iBooks Author Essential Training

    Demonstrates how to use the Apple iBooks Author application to create and publish your own iBook, without extensive design or publishing experience.

    6h 3m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with iBooks Author

    Discover how to create your own ebook and add text, images, galleries, audio, video, and more.

    1h 58m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating Photography Ebooks

    Find out how to select, organize, and process your images with the EPUB format in mind, lay out and design your book, and prepare it for the appropriate ebook format.

    2h 15m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS5.5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad

    InDesign CS5.5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad with Anne-Marie Concepción

    Shows publishers, designers, and production staff how to use the software they already use to create print books—InDesign—for the emerging ebook market.

    5h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad

    InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad with Anne-Marie Concepción

    Shows publishers and designers how to use the software they already use to create print books and apply it to the emerging ebook market.

    5h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS4 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad

    InDesign CS4 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad with Anne-Marie Concepción

    Shows publishers and designers how to use the software they already use to create print books and apply it to the emerging ebook market.

    4h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Ebooks with InDesign CS4 or CS5

    Takes you through every step in the process of creating an ebook, from setting up the InDesign document to exporting an EPUB file that can be read on a computer, smartphone, Apple iPad, or Sony Reader.

    5h 47m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Ebooks with InDesign CS5

    Leverage your existing InDesign knowledge to quickly gain a foothold in the rapidly expanding world of ebooks.

    3h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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