Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

eBook Creation 101: LibraryLand

DIY eBook creation instruction. Learn how to create, license, publish, and promote your own ebook.

eBook Creation in Public Libraries

Public Library eBook Ideas:

  • Family and personal stories
  • Local issues and local history
  • Local hiking and trail guides
  • Obscure topics not covered by traditional publishing
  • Teen perspectives: poetry, short fiction, graphic novels
  • Budding writers, writers groups, NaNoWriMo
  • Writers festival related contest/submissions
  • Create how-to guides for research, geneology, etc

eBook Creation in Academic Libraries

Academic Library eBook Ideas:

  • Create coursepacks from already-licensed content or open educational resources
  • Publish lecture notes
  • Easily share theses/dissertations
  • Publish academic research
  • NaNoWriMo
  • Post-secondary journalism, creative writing students

Subject Guide

Profile Photo
Kathleen Reed
Assessment and Data Librarian
Vancouver Island University
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, BC
V9R 5S5

Phone: 250-753-3245
Local: 2271
VIU Footer