masthead.annualmeeting2013

From InDesign to Ebook

Essential Workflow Steps

Date: Thursday, June 20
Time: 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center

Organizers:
Marianne Jankowski, Art Director, Northwestern University Press
Terri O'Prey, Associate Managing Editor, Princeton University Press

Join InDesign publishing expert Anne-Marie "Her Geekness" Concepcion for a lively and informative real-world tour of the ebook publishing landscape. You'll receive an overview of the entire publishing workflow, taking a layout file in Adobe InDesign and turning it into an ebook ready for sale in Apple's iBookstore, Amazon's Kindle store, on other e-resellers. Along the way you'll learn about best practices, free automation tools, gotchas to avoid, and tips from the ebook production trenches.

Workshop will cover:

  • Digital Publication Choices: Ebook or App?
  • Differentiating an Ebook from EPUB, Flowable vs. Fixed
  • EPUB 2 vs. EPUB 3
  • 5 Steps to Prepare Your InDesign File for EPUB Export
  • Free InDesign Scripts You Must Use
  • Exporting from InDesign to Kindle
  • Proofing and Validating Your Ebook
  • Fine-tuning with simple HTML and CSS Editing
  • Best resources for keeping up-to-date

Fee:
Includes materials and refreshments.
Members: $195
Non-Members (Non-Profit): $210
Non-Members: $230

Space is limited; please send no more than 3 individuals per press.