Publishing

The Academic eBook Experience

The academic world is facing a problem but not everyone acknowledges that, including ourselves. Not until we were invited to participate in a workshop for university institutions (Columbia, NYU, MIT, University of Michigan) with press and library representatives attending as well. Representatives from NYPL, DPLA, JSTOR, Amigos Library Services, and Hathi Trust were also invited […]

TPAC 2018: Everything You Need To Know

October was a great traveling month for the EP team. One of the most memorable trips that took place was Juan Corona’s trip to Lyon, France, where he attended the W3C TPAC Conference. Juan got to participate in the Publishing Working Group, contributing his thoughts and providing feedback on the Web Publication Specifications and EPUB […]

Evident Point is going to the Digital Publishing Summit Europe 2018!

We are happy to announce that Evident Point’s founder Yuri Khramov is going to participate at the Digital Publishing Summit Europe 2018. The DPub Summit is taking place in Berlin on May 16th and 17th.  This event will be focused on giving participants an opportunity to share and discuss latest innovations and technological advances in […]

New Fill in the Blank Functionality for ActiveTextbook

One of the most requested features for ActiveTextbook is the ability to fill in the blanks left in the original text. We are excited to announce that Evident Point is now working on adding this new overlay to ActiveTextbook! With the new fill in the blank overlay, your readers will be able to highlight the […]

Datalogics releases READynamic 3.2 with SONY DRM

Datalogics, Evident Point’s distribution partner and the premier source for PDF, EdTech and eBook technologies, has released ActiveTextbook-based READynamic 3.2 – now with Sony DADC User Rights Management Solution (URMS) support for both PDF and EPUB documents. SONY’s Right Management System offers a powerful level of industry recognized security that will allow for full content […]

ActiveTextbook Is Now IMS LTI Certified

We are pleased to announce that ActiveTextbook has now passed the IMS conformance testing for the LTI certification and is now guaranteed to meet IMS Global’s standards: https://www.imsglobal.org/compliance/atb

Creating A Quiz In ActiveTextbook

With Active Textbook, quizzes can be made available right inside the book for students to interact with and test their understanding of the concepts as they are reading. The quiz feature is an interactive overlay (an overlay is an object added to books in ActiveTextbook) that is created in a book. Interactive questions can be […]

The Integration Project To Bring Open Source Annotation Support to EPUBs Has Been Completed

Evident Point, together with our esteemed partners, Hypothesis, NYU Press, Readium Foundation, and EPUBjs, is pleased to announce the successful completion of Hypothesis and Readium integration to bring open source annotation support to EPUBs through Readium. Readium is a free, open source, cross-platform reading system engine that provides the best way to read EPUB, the […]

EPUB: Server-side pagination

EPUB file format has been widely adopted as a format for digital books. EPUB specification is very comprehensive, it defines: EPUB Container, XHTML files in a zip container. EPUB Package, a way to relate components of an EPUB to each other. This may include various metadata, index, table of contents and spine information. EPUB Canonical […]

Creating Overlays in ActiveTextbook

In this post we will be exploring media overlays and how to add them to your books. Overlays are interactive elements that can be added to the content; these interactive elements can be videos, images, text, attachments, quizzes, links, audio clips, and interactive widgets. There are two ways of adding overlays to books. The first […]

Evident Point is Developing a Storefront for ActiveTextbook

We are pleased to announce that Evident Point is in the process of developing a storefront in ActiveTextbook, allowing customers to monetize their books through our platform. The storefront will be available as a fully white-labelled solution, and will implement the PayPal system to allow users a safe and reliable way to purchase eBooks. Our […]

Creating a Group in ActiveTextbook PRO

Welcome to the “Creating Groups in ActiveTextbook” blog. We are going to show you step by step how to create Contacts and Groups in ActiveTextbook, and how to assign a book to Groups. Groups A Group is a list of individual users that can be addressed in a single action, such as granting and revoking […]

Discussions beyond the classroom

One of the unique features of ActiveTextbook is that it allows users to add comment boxes to the books and initiate discussions with others. ActiveTextbook is a great addition to Learning Management Systems (LMS) since it allows comment boxes to be created inside the books, which is unlike most systems, where discussion boards are typically […]

Annotating eBooks with Hypothes.is

Evident Point has partnered with Hypothes.is to bring annotation support to Readium and ActiveTextbook. Hypothes.is is the leading online open platform for annotating the web, while Readium is the largest open source project for consuming ePUB documents. The goal of this partnership is to bring ebook annotations capabilities to the web. This is what Laurent […]

Evident Point has joined Publishing Working Group

Evident Point Software has joined the Publishing Working Group, by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), to work together with other organizations on advancing traditional publishing and Web standards. Prior to joining W3C, Evident Point was a founding member of IDPF (International Digital Publishing Forum) which was integrated with W3C in January 2017.

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