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Pressbooks: Getting Started

Please, Ask Us for Help!

If you are a member of faculty at the University of West Florida are having trouble using Pressbooks or need assistance with other publishing resources, you can contact the UWF Library Coordinator of Scholarly Communication. 

For more information, visit our Scholarly Communication Guide or email us at

Introduction to Pressbooks

Apply for an Account


Requesting and creating a textbook is a commitment to contributing your textbook to the Open Educational Resources community. We ask that you read the UWF Pressbooks Policy & Guidelines linked below.  You will be asked to confirm that you have read this information in the application linked below. Part of the application process includes a publishing consultation along with two workshops: Pressbooks Intro and Copyright/Creative Commons Licenses, and Pressbooks book review.


Pressbooks Application

Pressbooks User Guide


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Pressbooks Userguide Cover and Link to text


Pressbooks User Guide by Book Oven Inc. ( is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License, except where otherwise noted. Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

UWF Guide Adapted from "Pressbooks: Introduction" by Illinois LibraryUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is licensed under CC BY 4.0