The acceptance of mainstream eBooks is just getting started, and publishers are very interested in the future of digital books. Apple’s new iPad will use the open EPUB format for selling and distributing electronic books (iBooks) on their new tablet.
If you work in the publishing industry, it’s time to learn what the EPUB format is all about. A good place to start is with a series of three new how-to guides from Adobe on producing and exporting EPUB eBooks from InDesign:
PDF: How to export EPUB eBooks from InDesign.
PDF: Working with images in InDesign for export to EPUB.
PDF: Common questions about exporting EPUB files from InDesign.
Link: Adobe How-To Guides: Producing EPUB eBooks from InDesign.
Source: This tip inspired by a post by Anne-Marie Concepcion on InDesign Secrets. Designer’s in Seattle may be interested in The InDesignSecrets Print and ePublishing Conference May 12–14, 2010.