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Questions for Creators to Think About
Are you making a print book into an eBook (traditional) or will this be an eBook from the start (embedded features)?
Are you trying to make a profit? Or just get your work out?
Who's your target audience?
Where will you host your eBook?
What format(s) will it be in?
Do you have the rights to any media that will be included?
What license will cover this eBook? Do you want to submit your ebook to Amazon KDP, iBooks, Kobo Writing Life? Or use an aggregator like Smashwords or Draft2Digital?
How will the eBook be promoted? Will you design the eBook yourself or hire someone?
Questions for Librarians to Think About
Is there a need in your community for library as publisher? Or does your involvement end with simply showing patrons how to make eBooks?
What intellectual freedom challenges might you face?
Will community content be included in your catalogue? How will it be distinguished from other resources?
How will you decide what to collect?
Do you want to fund eBook projects on indiegogo?
Do you want to collect donations from the sale of locally-created eBooks?