Western Open Textbooks

Pressbooks Publishing Platform


Pressbooks is a book production platform that allows you to create your open textbook from scratch and adapt or remix it as per the open textbook’s Creative Commons licence. Information about Creative Commons licences is available from Creative Commons Australia.

To create a book, follow this Simple 5 Step Guide to Making a Book with Pressbooks.

Contact your School Librarian who can offer you assistance or training along the way.


See what other Western authors have created using Pressbooks.

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Browse Open Textbooks in the Pressbooks Directory.

Please go to the Open Textbooks web page to read about the benefits of open textbooks for staff and students.