We offer free access to tools and resources that help writers produce print-ready books and eBooks optimized to look great in all eBook stores: Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, Nook, Kobo, Google Play and more. 


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Create your book using Pressbooks self-publishing platform. Pressbooks delivers print-ready files for CreateSpace, IngramSpark and Lightning Source, as well as eBook files optimized to look great in all eBook stores: Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, Nook, Kobo, Google Play and more. 

Publishers and authors use Pressbooks to create professionally designed books, without having to hire a designer or eBook developer. Pressbooks offers designs for all kinds of books, including novels, memoirs, nonfiction, academic texts, white papers, literary journals, textbooks and more.

Pro tip: You'll need to create a free Biblioboard account before you can use Pressbooks. 



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Upload your self-published book to our SELF-e™ eBook collection to share it with readers throughout Ohio and beyond. eBooks published on the SELF-e™ platform may be reviewed by Library Journal and included in a curated collection of self-published material made available to library users across the nation.

Pro tip: SELF-e™ can accept ePub2, ePub3 and PDF file formats. Cover images or art that represents your eBook (optional) can be uploaded in JPEG, JPG, GIF or PNG format.  



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We are proud to offer the SELF-e™ Indie Ohio eBook collection – a diverse collection of fiction, nonfiction and poetry written by Ohio authors. Access to Indie Ohio titles is free. There are no waitlists and you'll never have to pay fines for late materials. 

Pro tip: Before you can explore the Indie Ohio eBook collection you'll need to create a free Biblioboard account.