Pressbooks is an open source book authoring and editing platform, based on WordPress.  It creates interactive web versions of downloadable formats like PDF. Pressbooks can be used to publish:

  • Original open textbooks
  • Adaptations or remixes of existing open textbooks
  • Monographs

Pressbooks @ PALNI

PALNI hosts an instance Pressbooks at

See Butler Faculty Member Publishes an Open Textbook with PALSave Program.

To gain access: fill out the form to  Request an open access publication project consultation. You can also email the Publishing Services Admin Team at

Pressbooks User Guide

Pressbooks User Guide: This extensive guide (presented using Pressbooks) explores what authors can do with this platform and provides answers to common questions.