Author Archive: Tom Petrillo

Indiana University creates Digital Publications

IU Digital Imprint

IU Digital Imprint

Using the Digital Publishing Suite, Indiana University has created an iPad app – IU Libris – with three publications available for download.
Take a look on iTunes

Digital Publishing Suite support for Android

http://blogs.adobe.com/digitalpublishing/2011/02/android-honeycomb.html

ePUB and the iPad

Following up on a great post by Brian Chau on epublishing from InDesign.
I’d like to direct you to Terry White’s Tech blog. His recent tutorial is a fantastic overview on using InDesign CS5 to publish books in the ePub format and distribute them to iPhones and iPads.
The ePub format is supported by a number of devices, including the Nook, Sony Reader, and iPad.
Adobe Digital Editions can be used to view ePubs on any computer and preview an eBook during the creation phase or for students to view an ePub library.
If the Kindle is your target device the ePub format can be converted. I’d suggest visiting Adobe’s Labs site to download an interesting technology call Workflow Lab. One of the workflows outlined is creating eBooks for the Kindle. A step by step guide for publishing from InDesign to the Kindle.
A great place to start building a unit on ePublishing.