January Event – The Book as iPad App: iBooks Author

January 2, 2013 by neasist

The Book as iPad App: iBooks Author

Slides from the event are now available via Slideshare

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The event is free, but registration is required.

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 5:30pm-7pm (EST)

Where: MIT Pappalardo Room (Bldg 4-349)  find it on MIT MAP

What: 5:30-6pm: Refreshments & networking, 6-7pm: Guest speaker, Nicole Hennig

Register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5113622984#

iBooks Author is a free ebook authoring tool by Apple that runs on the Mac platform. It enables easy creation of interactive ebooks that can be sold or offered for free through Apple’s iBooks store. It also allows for exporting non-interactive PDF versions that can be sold anywhere. The interactive ebooks will run on iPads and can include embedded multimedia, such as slide shows, movies, quizzes, 3D images, embedded math formulas, and more.

In this informal talk, we’ll look at examples of some titles created with this tool, show the interface and how it works, and discuss why this is of interest to those looking to create interactive books.

Hope to see you there!

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