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Open Education Alberta, Pressbooks Service

Open Education Alberta is a collaborative, no-fee publishing service for open textbooks and other book-like open educational resources available to educators at UCalgary. Open Education Alberta is a Pressbooks instance hosted by the University of Alberta

Open Education Alberta




Open Education Alberta is a collaborative, no-fee publishing service for open textbooks and other open educational resources. It allows educators from the University of Calgary to host OERs on a Pressbooks instance hosted by the University of Alberta Library.

What is Pressbooks Create?

Pressbooks is a simple publishing software for the authoring and publication of multimedia-rich print books, ebooks, and webbooks. The published books are shareable in multiple formats including PDF, EPUB, and MOBI and can easily be adapted and updated using the Pressbooks software.

Interested in a Pressbooks account?

Members of the University of Calgary community who are interested in obtaining a Pressbooks account to create an open educational resource (OER) can email the OER support team at or contact us through the request form below.  You will then be contacted with more information about the features of the software and your responsibilities as a user. All users must also sign and agree to the terms of the OER Memorandum of Understanding agreement before a Pressbooks account can be issued.